By: Elaine Hou
Taipei, April 10 (CNA) Six Army pilots have violated regulations by bringing civilians to their bases housing Taiwan’s attack helicopters without prior approval, the latest investigation by the Ministry of National Defense has found.
After a comprehensive investigation, a Defense Ministry task force found that six pilots under the Army Aviation Special Forces Command brought civilians to their bases over the past two years in breach of regulations, said ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Luo Shou-he (羅紹和) at a news conference Friday.
A total of 385 officers at the 601st Aviation Brigade have brought civilians to their base in Taoyuan in line with regulations on visitors, but five pilots were found to have done so without getting prior permission from their superiors, Luo said. [FULL STORY]