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Families sue air companies after `03 UM Air Yak-42 crash
24 January 2006

The Association of the Victims of the May 2003 accident of a Yakolev 42 in Turkey are suing three companies for EUR 1 million in compensation for each person who died. The accident killed 62 Spanish peacekeeping forces and 12 crew members. Relatives of 61 of the 62 soldiers who died are suing the aircraft company UM Air from the Ukraine, the air brokers Chapman Freeborn Air marketing GmbH and the Ukrainian insurance company, Busin Joint Stock Insurance Company. (Expatica)