Aviation News

Pilots Narrowly Escape Death After California Mid-Air Collision

A pair of California aviators narrowly escaped death earlier this week, after a mid-air collision between a Robinson R22 helicopter and a single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza plane brought both aircraft to the ground. The accident occurred outside of Anitoch, which is located about halfway between Oakland and Sacramento. The helicopter was piloted by [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:20:48-07:00February 23rd, 2012|Aviation News|

Low Visibility Blamed in Crop-Duster Plane Crash

Many agricultural areas, including those in California, rely on crop-dusting planes to help keep their crops thriving. Crop-dusting, or "aerial application" as some call it, is an incredibly high-skill occupation. Pilots must fly very detailed patterns in order to ensure a field is properly treated. Further, because crop-dusters fly so [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:20:13-07:00February 7th, 2012|Aviation News|

Four Injured in Ohio Single-Engine Plane Crash

Four people - two from California and two from Colorado - were injured late last month in a private plane crash in western Ohio. The group had rented a small single-engine Piper PA-28 aircraft from the local airport with the intent to take a short sightseeing ride. Soon after taking off, the [...]

By |2019-01-31T17:29:46-08:00January 4th, 2012|Aviation News|

Aviation Attorney Appearances 2011

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 December 21, 2011 Findlaw Knowledgebase Airline Faces More Than $1 Million in Penalties After FAA Investigation Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, aviation accident attorneys November 2, 2011 Findlaw Knowledgebase What Does an FAA Shutdown Mean for US Airline Safety? Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, aviation accident attorneys [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:21:40-07:00December 31st, 2011|Aviation News|

Aircraft Accidents and Aviation News 2011

December 26, 2011  Bell 206 Helicopter Crash Kills All Three Onboard A Bell 206 helicopter crashed early Monday morning in northern Florida while on its way to pick up a heart for transplant. All three people on board, the pilot, a heart surgeon and a technician, were killed in the [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:21:22-07:00December 31st, 2011|Aviation News|

Airline Fatalities at Their Lowest as 2011 Winds Down

Literally thousands of passengers pass through the LAX, Los Angeles International Airport every single day. These passengers walk through the terminal and board airplanes, putting their lives in the hands of those that fly, operate, maintain and build the aircraft. When lives are lost in an airplane crash, there is no [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:22:29-07:00December 22nd, 2011|Aviation News|

Tragic Helicopter Crash Claims Five Lives

A helicopter ride to tour the Hoover Dam took a fatal turn last week when the helicopter crashed in Nevada. Sadly, the pilot and all four passengers died in the devastating accident. The details of what caused the crash are still under investigation. When the helicopter took off from the airport, there [...]

By |2019-11-08T12:46:45-08:00December 16th, 2011|Aviation News|

Two Killed in Florida Aviation Accident

Two men were killed Sunday afternoon on November 6, 2011 in an aviation accident when their small plane crashed in a wooded area 30 miles southwest of Gainesville, Florida. The fatal crash occurred shortly after the 1956 single engine Beechcraft T-34 airplane took off on a private airstrip called "Wing Field" in a [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:21:32-07:00November 10th, 2011|Aviation News|