Factor in pressure from a hostile former employer who happens to be a planetary government, a substantial amount of greed among the senior officers, and some poorly timed lapses in communication, however, and the theoretically impossible becomes a statistical likelihood. Insurance companies thrive on statistics, and statistically speaking, anything that has happened once is bound to happen again.
Off the historical record, "Stukka's Sunbathers" had three survivors -- officers whose personal teraports got them clear of the Charlie Foxtrot. Two of whom were quietly murdered following the depletion of Stukka's accounts. The third has retired in non-trivial luxury, troubled only by taxes and the occasional glimmer of conscience.