Throughout the investigation into this accident multiple arrests were made, including a future Oscar winning documentary film director. Two police officers were under suspicion of acting as lookouts during the caper but were eventually found innocent. A number of individuals suspected of bankrolling the operation were also brought up on charges. however, as the trials drew on many were convicted of other crimes or died. After months of litigation the plane crash resulted in at least 20 arrests and numerous other charges, including aiding and abetting, bank fraud, and possession of controlled substances.