April 19, 1995 in Nation/World

$19 Million Awarded In Bombing Of Plane

Compiled From Wire Services

A federal jury has awarded $19 million to the widow of an executive killed in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.

The woman’s attorney, Aaron Broder, said Tuesday he believes it is the largest airline-disaster award ever given to one person.

Faith Pescatore’s husband of 2 years, Michael, was one of 259 people killed aboard the Boeing 747.

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