Forced by a Serb blockade of the Sarajevo Airport it was only possible to reach the city by a vehicle, throughout the mountains. On 19 August 1995, a US Peace Mission took this road in order to reach Sarajevo for a meeting with the Bosnian presidency. Richard Holbrooke and General Wesley Clark travelled in a Humvee, while the other members of the delegation travelled in a French UNPROFOR Renault VAB Armored Personnel Carrier. At a particular exposed and narrow point on Igman Mountain - now marked by a French memorial plaque - the French APC went over the edge and rolled and tumbled down some 400 metres. All men aboard, the US Diplomats Robert Frasure, Nelson Drew and Joe Kruzel as well as the French Corporal-driver perished in the incident.

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