The Air India Inquiry – May 31, 2007 (Part 5 of 5)

Inquiries on CPAC

The Air India Inquiry – May 31, 2007 (Part 5 of 5)

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

Witnesses: Rodney Wallis, Peter St. John, Jean Barrette, Jim Marriott

Rodney Wallis (an international civil aviation security consultant), Peter St. John (University of Manitoba), Jean Barrette (Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA)), and Jim Marriott (Transport Canada) continue to testify as a panel before the Commission. Commission Counsel Brian Gover conducts examination, with questions focusing on comparisons between the bombing of Air India flight 182 and the 1988 bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. The panellists are asked about the effect of the Lockerbie bombing on the evolution of civil aviation security standards and procedures and about its impact on international security responses. They are also asked about changes in aviation security and screening procedures following the terrorist attacks in the United States in September 2001.