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Here Come the Asiana Airlines Lawsuits

As passengers sue, airline drops own plans to sue TV station

(Newser) - A pair of passengers are launching what appears to be the first lawsuit against Asiana Airlines after the crash of its Flight 214. In a strongly worded complaint, the plaintiffs cite "extreme and catastrophic injuries and emotional distress" resulting from the flight crew's "woeful violation of numerous... More »

Airline Might Sue TV Station Over Prank Names

Asiana considers legal action against NTSB, too

(Newser) - Asiana Airlines might someday be defending itself in court in the wake of the fatal San Francisco crash, but its lawyers are playing offense, too. The airline says it might sue KTVU after the TV station got pranked and aired fake pilot names that were actually crude racial jokes such... More »

TV Station (Mis)Reports SF Crash Pilot as 'Sum Ting Wong'

KTVU claims names were verified by NTSB

(Newser) - There's not fact checking, and then there's ... not even using your brain. A newscast on Bay Area Fox affiliate KTVU apparently fell for a (racist and offensive) joke, incorrectly reporting that the pilots of the plane that crashed at San Francisco airport were named "Sum Ting Wong,... More »

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