Latest News Headlines
On-Air Now
Listen Live
Facebook

Family sues after fatal plane crash

Mon, 13 Feb 2012


The family of a co-pilot killed in the plane crash at Cork Airport are to sue two companies involved in operating the flight and leasing the aircraft.

27 year old Andrew Cantle from Sunderland was one of six people who died in the accident last February.

Mr Cantle's girlfriend and parents are taking action against air operator Flightline BCN and Airlada, which leased the plane and crew.

Island-based ticketing agent Manx2 isn't being sued by the family, who are reported to be looking for a substantial seven-figure claim, as they believe the accident was avoidable.

The plane was making its third attempt to land in thick fog when one of the wing tips touched the ground, causing it to flip over.

Investigators released an interim report last week which didn't apportion blame to any one factor.

Investigations into the crash continue.

 


Bookmark and Share

 

 

Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed