For those individuals following the Tam case: “Scores of plaintiffs suing over Brazil’s deadliest airline crash have settled with TAM Airlines and the plane’s lessor, Pegasus Aviation IV Inc., and intend to direct their claims against the companies that manufactured the plane and its components.”
What: TAM Express flight 3054 (Airbus A320) en route from Porto Alegre to Sao Paulo
Where: Congonhas airport
When: 1850 (2150 GMT) on Tuesday
Who: 186 passengers and crew plus assorted on ground
Why: wet runway conditions; unfit unfinished runway; reverser (and other) issues on plane. These and other reasons are in contention.