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In Cost-Saving Effort, 4 Transports Dropped From Order

April 30 2012


Greece has scrapped an order for four C-27 transport planes, reports Agence France-Presse.

The planes were part of a 12-aircraft order made in 2007, said officials. Eight transports have already been delivered. Only one is operational.

The remaining part of the order, worth 50 million euro (US$66 million), was cut as part of Greece's public spending program, said government officials.

The contract was cancelled last Thursday after a Cabinet meeting, a source said.


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