Representation of a family in the tragic death of a father and husband, a Qualcomm executive, killed in a midair collision on August 16, 2015. He was piloting a Cessna 172 when it was struck by a Saberliner aircraft being operated on a military mission by BAE Systems, Inc. The defendants in the action included the international corporation responsible for air traffic control at Brown Field Municipal Airport in San Diego County.
More Cessna 172 Skyhawks have been built than any other airplane in the world. The aircraft was first produced in 1956 (costing $8,700 new!) and remains in production today. With four seats, high wing, and a single engine it remains one of the most popular airplanes in the sky.