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Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Alexandra Tuttle

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1994
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Alexandra Tuttle, January 1994, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e64948cb.html [accessed 23 October 2014]
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The Wall Street Journal
September 22, 1993, in Sukhumi, Georgia

Tuttle, a correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, was killed aboard a military aircraft when it was hit by an Abkhazian ground-to-air missile. The plane crashed as the pilot attempted to make an emergency landing in Sukhumi. Tuttle boarded the flight in Tbilisi and was on her way to conduct an interview with Georgian head of state Eduard Shevardnadze.

Medium:Print
Job:Print Reporter
Beats Covered:Business, Culture, Politics
Gender:Female
Local or Foreign:Foreign
Freelance:No
Type of Death:Crossfire/Combat-Related
Suspected Source of Fire:Military Officials

 

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