$115M awarded for Afghanistan plane crash

A Cook County jury on Thursday night awarded a $115.75 million verdict to the families of three flight crew members who were killed when the cargo plane crashed at the Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.The plaintiffs filed wrongful death complaints against National Air Cargo Inc. and affiliated company National Airlines after a Boeing 747-400 it operated crashed, killing all seven crew members aboard.The plane was carrying five …

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