D L X wrote:
We have to know the reason first. If it was a fire I would have done the same thing or just landed overweight. Depending on the fire.
Generally, if you break something, even if by accident, you are liable to the owners for what you broke. The reason why you broke it may have an effect on punitive damages to convince people not to do it again.
I’d say it’s too early to talk lawsuits, but this IS Los Angeles.
I mean unless you're going to sue for phycological damage you're going to have a hard time showing damages, and so long as it was dropped 2000 feet above the tallest building on the path it was legal, so no regulatory fines.
You are correct that harm is required.
But neither you nor I would be willing to stand 2000’ under a fuel dump. Fuel fumes are dangerous.
Headaches, nausea, memory loss, neurological delay...
I hope these kids don’t suffer these effects.