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Advisors’ Relatives May Not Sue Over Plane Crash

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - The relatives of eight advisors to the former Macedonian president, all of whom died in a 2004 plane crash in Bosnia, may not sue Raytheon Aircraft Co. for wrongful death, the 9th Circuit ruled.

A three-judge panel held that the General Aviation Revitalization Act's 18-year statute of repose bars any lawsuit against the Massachusetts-based aircraft company.

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