September 23, 1997 in Nation/World

Airline Settles Indiana Crash Suit

Compiled From Wire Services

American Airlines and seven other companies agreed Monday to pay $110 million to settle lawsuits filed by relatives of some of the 68 people killed when an American Eagle plane plunged into an Indiana field.

The agreement - which was announced moments before opening statements were to begin - settled 26 lawsuits covering the deaths of 27 passengers and crew members aboard American Eagle flight 4184.

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