$187.5 million for the personal representatives of three humanitarian mission members against the nation of Cuba

February 1998 – An award of $187.5 million for the personal representatives of three humanitarian mission members against the nation of Cuba.  The crews of “Brothers to the Rescue” flew aircraft missions in the international airspace over the Florida Straits searching for rafters attempting to leave Cuba.  The Cuban Air Force shot down two of the civilian organization’s planes, killing four.