Aviation News

We Cry Out – They Don’t Listen

Modernizing safety standards in the airline industry could improve the ability to locate downed planes and avoid another missing airplane. An airliner missing?  Preposterous!  Absurd!  Unbelievable! Yet, twice within 12 months, the unthinkable replicates itself. “Not the same,” cries out the airline industry. You can't compare Malaysia Flight 370 with this AirAsia [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:48:00-07:00December 28th, 2014|Aviation News, Rons Rants|

The Worst Plane Crashes of 2014

AirAsia Flight 8501 is missing. The Boeing 777 airplane with its 155 passengers and 7 crew members departed from Surabaya, Indonesia bound for Singapore early this morning only to disappear 42 minutes into the flight. Indonesian officials have indicated that they believe QZ8501 is likely at the bottom of the [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:11:38-07:00December 28th, 2014|Aviation News|

Why Do Small Planes Crash?

In the wake of last week's tragic private jet crash near Montgomery County Airpark in Maryland that left six people dead, many are wondering how these incidents happen. Despite commercial aviation becoming safer, there are still so many things that can go wrong in general aviation. Why? Small planes crash [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:07:50-07:00December 15th, 2014|Aviation News|

NTSB Recommends Stronger Certification Requirements for Lithium-Ion Batteries in Wake of Battery Fire at Logan Airport

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced today that problems with design and certification caused the lithium-ion battery fire on an international flight last year. Officials recently wrapped up their investigation into the incident, which occurred on January 7, 2013 at Boston Logan International Airport. Ground workers at Logan found [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:11:45-07:00December 1st, 2014|Aviation News|

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Wichita Plane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released their initial findings today on last week's fatal plane crash at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport. According to the report, the Beechcraft King Air B200 plane never got higher than 150 feet off the ground before it crashed into a FlightSafety International building near the [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:08:18-07:00November 6th, 2014|Aviation News|

Premier Aviation Law Firm Retained by Passengers Aboard JetBlue Flight 1416

Long Beach, California - November 3, 2014 (Updated December 8, 2014) Dozens of passengers who experienced an in-flight emergency aboard JetBlue Flight 1416 have retained the aviation law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman to represent them in their JetBlue lawsuit. On September 18, JetBlue Flight 1416 departed from [...]

By |2020-04-16T19:55:51-07:00November 3rd, 2014|Aviation News, Press Releases|

Four Killed, Others Injured in Wichita Plane Crash

Wichita, Kansas A small plane crashed into a flight training building shortly after taking off from a Kansas airport on Thursday, killing four people and leaving five more injured. The fatal plane crash was reported just before 10:20 a.m. near Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas. Authorities say the Hawker Beechcraft [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:08:30-07:00October 30th, 2014|Aviation News|