The family of a 13-year-old girl is suing American Airlines, saying the airline failed to protect the girl from being assaulted while she was traveling unaccompanied on a flight.
Twenty-six-year-old Chad Cameron Camp was charged with abusive sexual contact last month after an American Airlines flight attendant said Camp was inappropriately touching the girl. Camp is currently in jail and has pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The family's lawsuit says Camp was seen having four drinks before he boarded the flight and sat down next to the girl. It claims Camp assaulted her for 30 minutes before a flight attendant intervened.