Air France Insurers Go To Court Over 2005 Crash

Law360, New York (June 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Three years after a harrowing but nonfatal crash, the insurers of Air France have reportedly filed suit against Pearson International Airport and Canadian transportation authorities, claiming their negligence created conditions that caused an Airbus A340 to overshoot a runway.

Air France revealed Wednesday that a group of its insurers, including La Reunion Aerienne, are seeking recompense from the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, which manages Pearson. The insurers are convinced that the authorities could have done more to prevent the crash, Dow Jones reported.

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