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Brazilian Air Force Causes Havoc During Ceremony

Mon Jul 02, 2012 11:59 am

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Published: 07/01/2012 18:10 Update: 01/07/2012 18:20
A reader of the Mail recorded on video, the exact moment when the glass facade of the Supreme Court (STF) have not stood the brim of the fighters of the Air Force (FAB) on Sunday morning (1/7). The aircraft participated in the flag-raising ceremony. The reader Paul Emerson made ​​the images.

The glass facade of the Supreme Court focused on the Presidential Palace came to the ground, attracting the attention of onlookers. The accident occurred during the changing of the flag ceremony. In a statement, the Center for Social Communication Aeronática says the fact will be verified and the damage compensated.

Soon after the incident, Civil Defense officials cordoned off the building of the Supreme Court. There were no injuries on site. Some ground floor windows were intact, but all the glass cabinet minister broke. In the Presidential Palace, at least three windows were cracked and civil egenheiro Eduardo Magalhães Leite, responsible for building, was called to assess the damage. In the tower of the Senate, two columns of windows on the first floor also fell to last in the inner facade.

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