Family of Charger killed in ValuJet crash to receive $28 million settlement

May 1997
Jet;05/26/97, Vol. 92 Issue 1, p51
Announces that the family of Rodney Culver, an Afro-American football player for the San Diego Chargers, is to receive a $28 million settlement from ValuJet and Sabre Tech due to Culver's death in the May 1996 ValuJet crash. The death of Culver's wife, Karen, in the crash.


Related Articles

  • A teammate remembered. McCallum, Jack; O'Brien, Richard // Sports Illustrated;6/10/96, Vol. 84 Issue 23, p27 

    Discusses former San Diego Chargers running back Rodney Culver. His death and funeral services; His election as the first African-American captain of his Notre Dame team; Comment of Coach Lou Holtz; His strength of character.

  • Reality check. Georgatos, Dennis // Football Digest;Oct96, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p50 

    Focuses on the death of football players David Griggs and Rodney Culver of the San Diego Charges football team. Career histories; Impact on the team and team players; Charges' efforts to cope with its loss of Griggs and Culver.

  • Flight of L'Oiseau Blanc. A.M.H.S. // Archaeology;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p20 

    Reports on the discovery of a metal fragment believed to be from the Oiseau Blanc (the White Bird) which disappeared during an attempted first nonstop flight between Paris and New York in a pond in southeastern Newfoundland. Disappearance of the plane's crew; Search for additional evidence.

  • Air safety: erosion of confidence. O'Lone, R.G.; North, D.M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/24/87, Vol. 127 Issue 8, p18 

    The Detroit crash of Northwest Airlines MD-82 which killed 155 people, along with a series of near-midair collisions, has subjected US air safety to renewed scrutiny. The preliminary investigation of the August 16 crash is centering on the performance of a veteran crew, and raises questions...

  • Northwest wreckage confirms flaps retracted.. Ott, J. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/31/1987, Vol. 127 Issue 9, p32 

    Examination of flap mechanisms recovered from the wreckage of Northwest Airlines Flight 255 which crashed August 16 indicates the flaps on the McDonnell Douglas MD-82 were retracted during takeoff. The digital flight recorder provides further evidence that the flaps were retracted, as well as...

  • Inquiry finds crash was inevitable after... Greeley Jr., B.M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/25/88, Vol. 128 Issue 4, p20 

    An investigation into the September 28 crash of a US Air Force/Rockwell B-1B found the crash was inevitable after a bird strike started a fire that ignited hydraulic systems necessary to control the aircraft. Three members of the six-man crew ejected safely but the other three were killed. ...

  • Safety of aging aircraft undergoes... O'Lone, R.G.; Ott, J. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/16/1988, Vol. 128 Issue 20, p16 

    Potentially broader implications of the structural failure of an Aloha Airlines Boeing 737 over the Hawaiian Islands on April 28 are being closely scrutinized by several government agencies. The airline has retired all four of its high-cycle Boeing 737 twin jets, and an industry-wide...

  • Senate leaders back captain, but question... Mann, P. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/11/1988, Vol. 129 Issue 2, p20 

    Discusses reactions of Senate defense leaders to the operational decisions taken by the USS Vincennes commander in the Iranair shootdown. Senators back the commander but question the advisability of deploying blue-water vessels in the Persian Gulf's narrow confines. Reactions; US actions in...

  • A320 crash inquiry finds no aircraft... Lenorovitz, J.M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/8/1988, Vol. 129 Issue 6, p28 

    Discusses the findings of a preliminary investigation into June crash of an Air France A320 during an air show flyby. The report says there was no sign of malfunction on board the aircraft, and criticizes Air France for allowing passengers on the aircraft during an air show demonstration. ...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics