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Maryland Files Suit Over Helo Crash

By Staff Writer | January 14, 2011
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The state of Maryland is suing the U.S. government over a September 2008 helicopter crash that killed four people, claiming that FAA air traffic controllers failed to provide up-to-date weather information and adequate support in responding to a distress call. The Aerospatiale Dauphin, in operation with the Maryland State Police, was transporting patients from a car accident when in went down on approach to Andrews Air Force Base. The lawsuit seeks $4 million.
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