Bangor Off Hook For $1.2M In Airplane Flood: Jury

Law360, New York (October 20, 2009, 4:23 PM EDT) -- A federal jury has found the city of Bangor, Maine, not responsible for the decrease in value of an aircraft caused by city employees' alleged breach of contractual duty when they flooded the plane with about 50 times the directed amount of a corrosive lavatory fluid, causing a potential aircraft buyer to back out of the deal.

Aquila LLC, a Bloomington, Ind.-based firm that buys, refurbishes and sells corporate jets, demanded more than $1.2 million from the city in a suit filed in the U.S. District...
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