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FOIA News: Congressman to file FOIA suit for Osprey records

FOIA News (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

Congressman Jones files FOIA lawsuit regarding V-22 crash

By Mike McHugh, JAcksonville Daily News, Oct. 3, 2017

A North Carolina Congressman announced Tuesday that he was filing a lawsuit for all records related to an Osprey crash that killed 19 Marines.

U.S. House of Representative Walter B. Jones, NC-3, held a 22-minute press conference from Washington D.C. announcing the filing of a rare Freedom of Information Act request lawsuit seeking all records pertaining to the 2000 V-22 Osprey crash in Marana, Arizona. The families of the Osprey’s two pilots — Maj. Brooks Gruber and Lt. Col. John Brow — flanked the congressman in an outdoor press conference on Capitol Hill.

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