Turkish Airline Sues Boeing Over Rough Landing

Law360, New York (June 14, 2011, 2:31 PM EDT) -- Turkish airline Tailwind Havayollari and Chartis Aerospace Insurance Services Inc. sued The Boeing Co. and Parker-Hannifin Corp. in Oklahoma federal court on Monday for alleged negligence and product liability over a plane landing failure that nearly ended in disaster.

Both Boeing and Parker are responsible for problems with pitch-controlling equipment on the Boeing 737 airplane that suffered substantial damage during landing attempts on June 14, 2009, Tailwind and Chartis contend in the lawsuit.

The plane was designed and manufactured by Boeing, while Parker made certain components...
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