American Airlines, Boeing, GE Hit With Suit Over Runway Fire

Law360, Springfield (December 4, 2017, 9:21 PM EST) -- A woman who was aboard an American Airlines flight when one of its engines caught fire while it was on a Chicago airport runway sued the airline and others in Cook County Court on Friday, alleging the companies should have done more to prevent the incident.

Passenger Emily Schnoll sued American, along with plane manufacturer Boeing and engine maker General Electric, alleging the engine fire caused her both physical and emotional trauma after the October 2016 runway fire. Schnoll and the rest of the passengers aboard...
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