The Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released a report examining the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) aviation operations within the Department of Defense (DOD) in Afghanistan. The OIG found that the DEA and DoD had spent $86 million over 7 years on an aircraft that missed every delivery date and failed to comply with numerous federal regulations when purchasing and modifying the aircraft.
Restore Accountability: DEA, DOD Spent $86 Million on Flightless Plane
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Free Beacon: Feds Spent $86 Million on Plane That Can’t Fly
CNN: $86 million aircraft to combat drugs in Afghanistan doesn’t take offRead the full report