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Family of Deceased Worker Files Wrongful Death Suit Against Boeing

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Family of a 50 year-old Boeing worker has filed a wrongful death suit after he was fatally injured while installing airbag inflator in the aircraft.

Ken Otto sustained serious injuries after the airbag inflator discharged and hit him on his face on the flightline in Everett, Washington, on November 13, 2014. He was immediately taken to hospital but could not survive.

The wrongful death lawsuit, filed on July 1, claims that Boeing showed negligence in warning Otto and others about the possible hazards of working on a faulty airbag inflator.