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Asiana crash: 72 passengers settle lawsuits against airline

Asiana crash: 72 passengers settle lawsuits against airline

Asiana Airlines has reached a settlement with more than 70 of the passengers onboard the plane that crashed two years ago in San Francisco, according to court records filed Tuesday. In a joint statement filed in federal court, attorneys for the airline and the passengers said that 72 passengers settled their personal injury claims that stemmed from the crash. The terms of the settlement are confidential. The settlements are among the earliest claims to be resolved since the July 6, 2013, crash, when an Asiana Boeing 777 clipped a seawall and slammed into a runway at San Francisco International Airport. “It’s a very good, positive first step,” said attorney Frank...

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