Aviation News

NTSB Releases 2019 Most Wanted Safety Improvements List

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued its list of most wanted safety improvements for 2019-2020. The list, which covers enhancements in aviation, railroad, boating, and automobile transportation, acts as the NTSB's advocacy tool to push for safety enhancements and prevent fatal crashes. Among the items on the list [...]

By |2019-04-04T20:23:08-07:00February 26th, 2019|Aviation News|

Baum Hedlund Files Lawsuit Over Military Black Hawk Crash

December 10, 2018 – Hartford, Connecticut - - The law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman has filed a lawsuit against helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky over a Black Hawk helicopter crash that killed one United States Army Soldier and severely injured two others. Attorney and Marine Corps veteran Timothy A. Loranger filed the [...]

By |2019-05-15T11:34:32-07:00December 10th, 2018|Blog, Aviation News, Press Releases, Timothy A. Loranger|

Three Killed in Bell Helicopter Crash After Texas Wedding

What was supposed to be one of the happiest days of their lives turned tragic when a helicopter carrying a newlywed couple crashed shortly after leaving the couple's wedding reception. All three people on board--the newlyweds and the helicopter's pilot—died in the crash. Officials are now investigating what caused the [...]

By |2019-01-04T14:00:50-08:00November 7th, 2018|Aviation News|

Piper PA31 Crashed Off of Long Island, Killing 4

A small plane crash off the coast of Long Island has killed at least three people with a fourth person missing and presumed dead. Included among the deceased was a home builder who was known for building homes for celebrities. The Piper Navajo crashed on June 2, 2018, one of a [...]

By |2018-09-01T13:12:39-07:00June 11th, 2018|Aviation News|

Husband and Wife Killed in Omaha Small Plane Crash

A husband and wife died in a small plane crash in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 27, 2018. The plane crashed at Millard Airport at around 8:45 a.m. local time after veering down the runway for takeoff. Rescuers noted that as they arrived the plane was on fire, sending black smoke [...]

By |2018-09-01T13:15:53-07:00May 30th, 2018|Aviation News|

Medical Helicopter Crash Kills Three in Wisconsin

A medical helicopter crash in Hazelhurst, Wisconsin, on April 26, 2018, killed three people. The helicopter was returning from delivering a patient to a hospital and was about 12 miles from its destination when it crashed. All three people on the helicopter at the time of the crash were crew [...]

By |2018-09-01T13:28:00-07:00May 15th, 2018|Aviation News|

Southwest Airlines Flight 957 Diverted After Window Cracks

Southwest Airlines is once again back in the headlines after a Newark-bound plane operated by the airline experienced a mid-flight window crack. The aircraft, which was the same model of Boeing 737 that was involved in the fatal incident on Southwest Flight 1380 on April 17, 2018, was diverted to Cleveland, [...]

By |2018-09-01T13:32:20-07:00May 3rd, 2018|Aviation News|

CA Court of Appeal Grants Writ in U.S. for Colombian Helicopter Crash

April 26, 2018 – Los Angeles, California – The California Court of Appeal, in a published opinion, issued a writ of mandate pursuant to a petition filed by the law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman dismissing cross-complaints filed against Colombian corporations on the grounds of improper service of [...]

Southwest Airlines Engine Failure Under Investigation

In the wake of the engine failure on Southwest Airlines flight 1380, the air carrier has canceled numerous flights to allow for engine inspections. The incident caused the death of one passenger on the plane, while multiple others suffered injuries. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is investigating what caused [...]

By |2018-09-01T13:38:51-07:00April 24th, 2018|Aviation News|

Bloomberg’s Southwest Flight 1380 Interview Features Ronald Goldman

April 19, 2018 – Los Angeles, California – Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman’s head aviation attorney Ronald L.M. Goldman sat down today with June Grasso of Bloomberg Radio’s “Politics, Policy, Power and Law” program to discuss the legal ramifications of the Southwest explosion that left a 43-year-old woman dead. In [...]

By |2018-04-24T10:04:05-07:00April 19th, 2018|Blog, Aviation News, Press Releases, Ronald L. M. Goldman|