Oral Arguments Presented in SabreTech Appeal
May 22, 2001
OIG investigative staff assisted the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida during oral arguments before the 11th District Court of Appeals in Miami on a case related to the 1996 crash of a ValuJet Airlines plane. SabreTech is appealing its 1999 criminal conviction on charges of recklessly causing the transportation in air commerce of hazardous material (oxygen generators). The three-judge panel is expected to issue a decision in approximately 30 days.