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TV stations file $20.6 million lawsuit over '87 plane crash
Frustrated by the long wait for government action, two Dallas television stations have joined forces with their insurance company to sue the Navy over a plane crash three years ago which wiped out a local broadcast tower.
KDFW-TV (Channel 4), WFAA-TV (Channel 8), Hill Tower Inc., and The Travelers Cos. filed suit in U.S. District Court recently seeking $20.6 million from the U.S. Department of the Navy. The suit claims the Navy violated the Federal Tort Claims Act by being unresponsive to damage claims filed six months ago in connection with the Jan. 14, 1987 crash of a Navy jet into the 1,521-foot …