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SR 111 Investigation Report

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1.13.2  Identification of Individuals

The identification of passengers and crew was carried out by a team consisting of the chief medical examiners of the provinces of Nova Scotia and Ontario, the RCMP, DND personnel, and others from the local medical community. One passenger was identified by visual means. The remaining 214 passengers and 14 crew members were identified through a combination of dental record comparison, fingerprint matching, forensic radiography, and deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) protocols. All 229 occupants of the aircraft were identified by December 1998.

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Updated: 2003-03-27

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