Kyla Dupont, 53, of
Charles Dupont, Elliot Dupont and Jackson Dupont reportedly filed a lawsuit on November 5, to the Los Angeles Superior Court against the estate of Mark Benjamin for the wrongful death of their mother, Kyla Dupont. Dupont was the President and owner of PropArt/Dupont Design Inc. based in
The three sons allege Benjamin was a reckless pilot that “did not undertake the necessary actions” to achieve a safe flight or landing and did not maintain the overall safety of the aircraft with repairs, according to CBSLA News.
Mark Benjamin was the President of Morley Builders, a company his family founded in
The preliminary report released on October 22, by NTSB investigators has not yet determined the cause of the crash. The findings suggest the landing gear of the aircraft operated appropriately and there was no debris found discarded by the aircraft on the runway. The local control tower also reported that the pilot did not express any concerns over the radio and that the aircraft appeared to make a normal landing.
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