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Google Co-Founder Is Facing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit from Pilot’s Widow Over Fatal Plane Crash

Sergey Brin, a cofounder of Google, is facing a wrongful-death lawsuit stemming from a plane crash last year that killed two crew members en route to a private island in the South Pacific.

The suit, which the pilot’s widow, Maria Magdalena Olarte Maclean, filed, alleges that a plane Brin partly owned was improperly fitted with an auxiliary fuel tank for the long flight from California to Hawaii. A fuel-intake problem caused the fatal crash, which led to the death of the pilot, Lance Maclean, and his copilot, Dean Rushfeldt, the suit says.

The lawsuit also alleges Brin intentionally delayed the recovery process.

Read the source article at Yahoo News

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