For immediate release: August 22, 1996
Contact: Sylvia Pascual, (305) 477-1868
Next Saturday, August 24, on the sixth month anniversary of the February 24th shoot-down by Cuban MiGs of two BTTR planes, and the murder of our four Brothers, BTTR will officially resume its humanitarian search and rescue flights south of the 24th parallel.
Our planes are being equipped with a position reporting capability to allow BTTR the independent monitoring of their flight paths.
A flower wreath and prayer will be offered during the mission on the site of the shoot-down, to remember our murdered Brothers: Carlos, Mario, Pablo and Armando.
BTTR will send a message to the Cuban people and the Cuban Armed Forces during a press conference.
When: Saturday, August 24 (before departure)
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Place: Brothers to the Rescue Hangar
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