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NTSB: Medical helicopter pilot was texting before fatal crash

The families of four individuals who were killed in a Missouri medical helicopter crash in 2011 have finally received some answers regarding what caused the crash. Although the answers the families have received are not comforting, the results of the crash investigation will hopefully prevent similar helicopter accidents from occurring throughout the [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:17:17-07:00April 10th, 2013|Aviation News|

Asiana Airlines Tells NTSB: Boeing 777s Need Speed Warnings in Cockpit

The Asiana Pilot Union and The Boeing Company recently filed investigative submissions with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), at the NTSB's request, providing their analyses of the July 6, 2013 crash of Asiana Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport. Below are key highlights from each filing. Asiana Submission: For [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:53:41-07:00March 31st, 2013|Aviation News|

Los Angeles Flight Diverted After Crew Reports Electrical Smell

Our Los Angeles personal injury law blog often discusses the financial hardships, physical pain and emotional suffering mass transit passengers and airplane passengers may experience after they are involved in a serious accident in California. The consequences of serious accidents often affect crash victims' families as well, putting a strain [...]

By |2019-01-31T17:34:12-08:00March 5th, 2013|Aviation News|

Seconds To Disaster Aviation Industry Profits over Safety

Seconds To Disaster uncovers the airline industry’s alarming pursuit of bottom-line profit and reveals how current aviation practices overshadow safety standards and put human lives at risk. Through statistics, anecdotes and insights from numerous aviation experts and former pilots, authors Glenn Meade and Ray Ronan paint an unnerving picture of [...]

By |2018-06-29T14:48:02-07:00February 14th, 2013|Aviation News, John A. Greaves|