Army Pilot's Family Sues Boeing Over Deadly Helicopter Crash

Law360, New York (July 31, 2013, 4:50 PM EDT) -- The family of a decorated U.S. Army pilot killed in a helicopter crash hit The Boeing Co. and others with a wrongful death suit in Connecticut federal court Monday, claiming the aircraft's manufacturers knew it was prone to failure but hid this fact from the Army.

The wife and three children of Chief Warrant Officer 3 Steven Redd, a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, claim the crash that killed Redd and co-pilot Capt. David Hortman in an August 2011 routine training exercise at...
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