A federal judge has awarded $3.6 million to the parents, siblings and cousin of an Egyptian-born businessman killed in the 1999 crash of EgyptAir Flight 990.

Eastern District of New York Judge Frederic Block, who ruled after a bench trial on damages, wrote in In Re Air Crash Near Nantucket Island, 00-CV-1388, that he was aware of no other cases in which a decedent’s relatives, beyond his parents, were awarded nonpecuniary damages.

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