HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Relatives of a student pilot who died in a small plane crash in Connecticut three years ago are frustrated the FBI has not yet issued a report on the wreck.
Family members of Feras Freitekh have been hoping the report would debunk claims he was suicidal and crashed the plane on purpose during a training flight.
It's not clear why the FBI has not completed its report on the October 2016 crash in East Hartford. Messages were left Friday with FBI officials.
Freitekh's instructor, Arian Prevalla, told officials Freitekh was a disgruntled student who was suicidal and crashed the plane on purpose as they argued.
Majid Freitekh says his son never showed any signs of being unhappy. He has a wrongful death lawsuit pending against Prevalla and his now-defunct American Flight Academy.