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KLM to seek independent investigation of whether it helped Nazi war criminals escape to Argentina after World War II

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Author: BBC Mundo

Varios historiadores, parlamentarios y periodistas holandeses solicitaron una investigación acerca de versiones según las cuales la aerolínea nacional, KLM [parte de Air France], ayudó a alemanes nazis, incluyendo criminales de guerra, a escapar a Argentina después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial...La aerolínea ha negado la acusación. Sin embargo, admitió que algunos de sus pasajeros en aquel entonces probablemente eran nazis escapando de posibles procesos penales....KLM...colaboraría con cualquier investigación.

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8 May 2007

Dutch airline KLM to probe flights for fleeing Nazis

Author: Anna Mudeva, Reuters

Dutch airline KLM will probably seek an independent investigation into whether it flew Nazi fugitives to Argentina after the Second World War, the national airline said on Tuesday. Questions over KLM's past surfaced last week after a Dutch television documentary claimed to have discovered archive documents showing the airline played an active role in helping suspected war criminals flee Germany. KLM, now part of Air France, said it had never found any proof in its own archives about flying Nazis to Argentina but had also never denied a possible involvement.

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