The Air India Inquiry – May 29, 2007 (Part 3 of 3)

Inquiries on CPAC

The Air India Inquiry – May 29, 2007 (Part 3 of 3)

Commission of Inquiry into the Investigation of the Bombing of Air India Flight 182

Witnesses: Rodney Wallis, Moses Aleman, Peter St. John

Commission Counsel Brian Gover makes brief remarks on the start of the Commission’s third phase, devoted to evidence concerning terrorism and aviation security. Rodney Wallis (an international civil aviation security consultant), Moses Aleman (a civil aviation security expert), and Peter St. John (University of Manitoba) testify as a panel. Mr. Gover asks the witnesses a series of questions relating to the evolution of aviation terrorism up to and including 1985, the evolution of hijacking as a political action, the response of various governments to hijacking, the development of international law on civil aviation, the state of security at Canadian airports in the early 1980s, and related topics. A slide presentation featuring key points from the discussion is shown and discussed in detail.