Family of Honeymooner Who Died After Begging American Airlines to Land Wants Her Case to Change Aviation Law

Brittany Oswell was 25 years old and returning from her honeymoon in Honolulu in 2016. She and her new husband, Cory Oswell, had spent several weeks in Hawaii, and now she was excited to go back home.She called her mom before boarding the American Airlines flight to DFW Airport, from which she would fly to South Carolina to see her family."She was in great spirits. She was excited," Brittany's mom, Tina Starks, said. "She was looking forward to landing in Columbia and starting her career here, finishing up and becoming an RN. Her ultimate goal was to become a nurse practitioner."Brittany never made it home.During the flight from Hawaii to Texas, Brittany had a pulmonary embolism. A doctor on board asked the pilot to land the plane three times to get Brittany to a hospital, but the plane did not land, according to a lawsuit.  Continue reading...

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