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Fitzgibbon 'happy' with Black Hawk investigat -

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TONY JONES, PRESENTER: The Defence Minister says he's happy with the way the military is handling
an investigation into the crash of an army helicopter which killed 2 soldiers.

The Black Hawk slammed into the deck of HMAS Kanimbla off the Fijian coast in November 2006.

A newspaper report claims the board of inquiry will expose a culture of risk-taking in the squadron
that flies the choppers, and that defence has been sitting on the findings for months.

JOEL FITZGIBBON, DEFENCE MINISTER: I am happy with Defence is handling it. It is very, very normal
for there to be a delay following the receipt of the report in the hands of Defence.

TONY JONES: And today the Opposition Leader revealed another incident which was reported to him
last year while defence minister.

A Black Hawk helicopter landed heavily in East Timor, but the incident was never revealed to the