Cessna Sued For Negligence Over 2008 Runway Crash

Law360, New York (December 20, 2011, 8:35 PM EST) -- WM Aviation LLC and Tricor International Corp. launched a negligence and antitrust suit against Cessna Aircraft Co. on Monday in connection with a 2008 runway plane crash, weeks after the aviation charter firms settled a dispute with their insurers over coverage for the crash.

The suit, lodged in Florida federal court, claims Cessna performed faulty maintenance on the jet operated by WM Aviation that skidded off a runway at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport in April 2008, leaving the pilot and co-pilot on board unharmed,...
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