Eaton Aerospace's Faulty Parts Crashed Plane, Owners Say – Law360 (subscription)

Law360, New York (April 20, 2017, 3:46 PM EDT) — Eaton Aerospace LLC manufactured defective airplane parts that ultimately led to the destruction of an Italian aircraft that was forced to conduct an emergency landing at a Springfield, Illinois, airport, according to a case removed to California federal court Thursday.

The suit claims the aerospace company built faulty hydraulic and landing gear systems for a Piaggio P.180 Avanti II turboprop aircraft purchased by Fast Enterprises LLC and affiliate Peregrine Falcon LLC before the plane skidded down a runway in January 2014 allegedly due to a landing…

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