• Kyodo


A group of 236 plaintiffs filed a pre-emptive appeal Thursday to discourage China Airlines from seeking to overturn a ruling ordering it to pay a combined 5 billion yen in compensation over the deadly crash of a CAL jetliner at Nagoya airport in 1994.

The Japanese and Taiwanese plaintiffs, consisting of a few survivors and relatives of the fatalities, have been urging the Taiwanese carrier to accept the redress ruling, according to one of their lawyers, Isomi Suzuki.

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