Taipan: pirates on way to Hamburg for trial
Ten pirates arrested on board a German merchant ship last week boarded a KDC-10 transport aircraft of the Royal Air Force this morning accompanied by the Royal Military Police on their way to Eindhoven Airport. The pirates in custody are awaiting their extradition to Germany on European arrest warrants from Germany. [translated by Google, edited]
The military plane carrying the suspects landed in Eindhoven, in the south of The Netherlands, on the evening of April 14 after the flight from Djibouti, said Robin Middel, spokesman for the Dutch defense ministry.