An Israeli businessman died on the American Airlines flight that crashed Monday after taking off from New York. Ilan Wasserman’s Israeli relatives contacted the Foreign Ministry after learning that Wasserman’s wife had taken him to JFK Airport for the flight to the Dominican Republic. Wasserman had been living in Queens for 20 years.
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