Why Does American Airlines Need To Examine The Gynecological Records Of Crash Victim's Daughter?

This has to be the weirdest press release we’ve ever read, and that’s really saying something.

The lawyer for the family of a woman killed in the American Airlines Flight 587’s crash on November 12, 2001 has issued a press release claiming that American Airlines is demanding to examine the “gynecological records of the daughter of a woman killed on American Airlines Flight 587 who was 16 years-old at the time of her mother’s death.” (Emphasis ours.)

How completely weird. They’re also requesting the counseling records of the daughter, who is now 21 and married. We’re not sure which is weirder, American Airlines wanting to look at your PAP test or your lawyer writing a press release about it. Regardless, it’s pretty damn creepy. Maybe they think plane crashes are genetic? Or maybe they’re just doing research for the next iteration of AA.com/women. —MEGHANN MARCO

American Airlines Demands Gynecological Records of Victim’s Teenage Daughter (Press Release)
[News Release Wire]
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