Aviation News

American Tourists Killed in Melbourne Plane Crash

It was supposed to be a dream vacation, but for the families of a group of American friends, the vacation turned to tragedy. Four American tourists and their Australian pilot died on February 21, when the charter plane they were in crashed into a shopping mall in Melbourne, Australia. The [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:57:50-07:00February 21st, 2017|Aviation News|

One Dead After Galveston Bay Helicopter Crash

A helicopter traveling to Galveston Island from an oil tanker offshore crashed into Galveston Bay on February 6, 2017, killing one of the two passengers aboard but sparing the lives of the pilot and second passenger. It is the second fatal helicopter crash in recent months to make headlines, following the crash [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:58:25-07:00February 20th, 2017|Aviation News|

Widow Sues FAA for Wind Turbine Airplane Crash

A woman whose husband was killed in a 2014 small private airplane crash in South Dakota has now brought a federal lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), claiming they are to blame for her husband's death. Natalie Rau, whose husband, Logan Rau, died in the crash, says she believes the administration [...]

By |2019-01-31T17:41:00-08:00February 16th, 2017|Aviation News|

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report into Cessna Plane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a preliminary report concerning the December 29, 2016, crash of a Cessna 525 Citation into Lake Erie. The tragic private plane crash took the lives of six people, including three teenagers. The group was reportedly traveling back to Columbus after watching a Cleveland Cavaliers [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:58:11-07:00January 20th, 2017|Aviation News|

Authorities Call Off Search for Missing Boeing 777

Authorities have called off the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 that crashed almost three years ago with 239 people on board. Although around $150 million has been spent attempting to locate the wreckage, very little other than light debris has ever been found. As a result, many questions [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:58:03-07:00January 17th, 2017|Aviation News|

Aircraft Accidents and Aviation News 2016

2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 March 26, 2016 Alabama Medical Helicopter Crash Kills Four, Including Patient Four people aboard a medical helicopter were killed early Saturday morning when the chopper crashed in Goodman, Alabama. Investigators believe the Alabama medical helicopter [...]

By |2018-09-07T11:19:51-07:00December 31st, 2016|Aviation News|

Family Files Lawsuit over Fatal SkyLife 4 Medical Helicopter Crash

Fresno, California - December 28, 2016 - - Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman has filed a medical helicopter crash lawsuit on behalf of the mother and father of a substitute teacher who was killed during an air ambulance helicopter accident. The lawsuit alleges Fresno-based Rogers Helicopters Inc. was negligent in the operation and [...]

By |2018-09-07T11:20:09-07:00December 28th, 2016|Aviation News, Press Releases|

Drone Crash at Wedding Leads to Lawsuit

A drone crash lawsuit was filed by two wedding guests who say they suffered permanent physical injuries and emotional injuries after a drone crashed into them during the event. The guests, Kneena Ellis and Kelly Eaton, filed the lawsuit against the groom and the event company that planned the wedding reception. [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:58:31-07:00December 16th, 2016|Aviation News|

Senator Thune Grills FAA on NextGen Program

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) faced tough questions from Republican Senator John Thune, chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. Thune wrote a letter to the FAA outlining his concerns about the agency's NextGen program, which he believes is not being rolled out in a timely manner. [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:58:44-07:00December 1st, 2016|Aviation News|