More than two weeks after the false raketalarm in the American state of Hawaii in the Hawaiian noodgevallenagentschap (HIEMA) the first heads rolled. The head of the service, Vern Miyagi, is left, while the employee who is the false alarm schuster, new york, was dismissed, as the director of HIEMA Tuesday known. According to him, is, moreover, an employee left and another on the point suspended without pay.
Hawaii broke on January 13, widespread panic after an emergency message was sent out that warned of an incoming ballistic missile. It took a whopping 38 minutes, before a second message was sent, stating that it is a false alarm.
Not his first mistake
Tuesday was a preliminary report of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made public showing that the raketalarm not accidentally launched. The employee who sent the message, had not by that the test went, and thought that the danger is real. Bruve Oliveira, that the examination of the state of Hawaii to the occurrence of the event leads gave also to know that the employee became confused after his error was noticed and that a colleague of his tasks should take.
According to Oliveira, it was not the first time that the employee concerned, an exercise with real threats had confused. Therefore he was now by the agency put on the street.
Also Vern Miyagi, who was responsible for the daily management of HIEMA, leave the service, but he keeps the honor to himself. He has the full responsibility of the incident on 13 January, and the actions of his employees, said maj-gen Logan on Tuesday at a press conference. “He has his letter of resignation this morning paid and I have his resignation accepted.’