RENO, Nev. (AP) — The family of a Washington state man who was killed in September’s crash at the Reno Air Races is filing a wrongful death suit.
It’s the latest in a string of similar lawsuits filed after the crash that killed 11 people and injured 70.
The Reno Gazette-Journal reports (http://on.rgj.com/yP6KsL) that the lawsuit filed by the family of Gregory Morcum accuses Reno Air Racing Association Inc. of holding an unsafe event. Morcum was a spectator at the race.
Association officials say they haven’t been served with the complaint and can’t comment.
Among others, the lawsuit also targets the estate of the pilot whose P-15 Mustang crashed into spectators.
The head of the racing association has said he expects to get the insurance and permits needed to run the race again this year.
Information from: Reno Gazette-Journal, http://www.rgj.com