CHARLESTON – The estate administrator of a Cross Lanes man killed in an airplane crash is seeking damages from his cargo airline employer.
Virginia Chau, administratrix of the estate of Anh Kim Ho, filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court against Air Cargo Carrier LLC, United Parcel Service Co., UPS Airlines Inc., Sheriff of Kanawha County, as the administrator of the estate of Jonathan Pablo Alvarado, alleging negligence and other counts.
The suit states Ho was employed by Air Cargo Carriers, a cargo airline that operates contract cargo services for UPS out of Charleston. The suit states on May 5, 2017, Ho and Alvarado were killed in a crash at a Charleston airport in a plane operated by Alvarado.
The plaintiff alleges Air Cargo failed to adequately train Alvarado and failed to investigate his known events of reckless flying.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by William M. Tiano of Tiano O'Dell PLLC in Charleston.
The case has been assigned to Judge Louis Bloom.
Kanawha Circuit Court case number 19-C-450