Lawsuit: Federal Lawsuit Filed in Deadly Plane Crash

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -  A federal lawsuit has just been filed on behalf of the family of Kent Clapp, the former CEO of Cleveland-based Medical Mutual of Ohio.

62 year old Clapp died in a small plane crash in the mountain region of Puerto Rico late last year.  He was a passenger on a chartered flight operated by Websta and flown by Websta's President.

Attorney Jamie Lebovitz says the private aircraft company, Websta did not have proper equipment on board to warn the pilot of rough terrain.

The pilot and Clapp's fiance, Tracey Turner also died in the crash.

Attorney Lebovitz also says he plans to take actions against the Federal Aviation Administration for issuing an operating certificate to Websta.

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