No. 2 CA-CIV 2546.

122 Ariz. 174 (1978)

593 P.2d 924

The TIMES MIRROR COMPANY, a California Corporation, and Jeppesen and Company, a Colorado Corporation, Appellants, v. Sylvia Jeanette SISK, surviving widow of Melvin Guy Sisk, Deceased, Rosalie Rhemann, surviving widow of Thomas Edward Rhemann, Deceased, Suzanne Ohnesorge, surviving widow of Ronald L. Ohnesorge, Deceased, and Pan American World Airways, Inc., Appellees.

Court of Appeals of Arizona, Division 2.

Rehearing Denied March 14, 1979.

Review Denied April 17, 1979.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Lesher, Kimble & Rucker, P.C. by William Kimble, Marvin Borodkin and Robert O. Lesher, Tucson, LaFollette, Johnson, Schroeter & DeHaas by Daren T. Johnson, Los Angeles, Cal., for appellants.

Barber, Haralson & Kinerk, P.C. by Burton J. Kinerk, Tucson, Byrd, Davis, Eisenberg & Clark by Tom H. Davis and Don L. Davis, Austin, Tex., for appellees.


HOWARD, Judge.

This lawsuit is a result of the crash of a Pan Am 707 cargo jet into Mt. Kamunay while approaching Manila International Airport in the Philippine Islands. The deceased were members of the crew who perished in the crash.

The parties stipulated that the trial was to be held in Pima County, that Colorado law governed liability and that Arizona law governed as to damages. The case was tried to a jury which returned a unanimous verdict...

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