Champion boxer turned down fatal plane ride

Boxing promoter Don King, left, congratulates Adamek, of Poland, after he defeated Paul Briggs, of Australia, in a twelve round decision in WBC Light Heavyweight Championship boxing action Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, in Rosemont, Ill. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

February 18, 2010 4:47:20 AM PST
A champion boxer says he turned down a sightseeing ride on a plane that crashed in New Jersey, killing all five people on board.