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Anniversary of the cable car accident of July 1st, 1999

On July 1st, the Association of the Families of the Victims has organised a ceremony at the lower cable car station to commemorate the first anniversary of the Plateau de Bure cable car accident. For this occasion a memorial had been erected, created by a local artist, a relative of one of the victims. The names of all 20 who died are engraved on a stone plate. The official addresses delivered on this occasion all underlined the enormous tragedy that this accident has caused to the families of the victims, and to the entire region, but also confirmed the determination to keep the Plateau de Bure Observatory alive.