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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|

Colombia Plane Crash Takes 71 Lives

A Colombia plane crash has left soccer fans in Brazil in mourning, after 71 people-including members of a professional Brazilian soccer team-were killed. The British Aerospace Avro RJ85, crashed on November 28, 2016, in the Andes mountains near Rionegro, Colombia, while carrying members of the Chapecoense soccer club to an [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:58:37-07:00November 30th, 2016|Aviation News|

787 Engine Failure Prompts ANA to Ground Planes

An All Nippon Airways (ANA) Boeing 787 Dreamliner jumbo jet was forced to make an emergency landing last week after experiencing engine failure. The incident marks the third time in the last seven months that an ANA flight has been forced to make an emergency landing following a 787 engine [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:00:12-07:00September 2nd, 2016|Aviation News|

Alaskan Mid-Air Plane Crash and Airport Crash Kill Six

This month in Alaska, two fatal plane crashes claimed the lives six people. On August 13, the pilot of a small plane was killed when his plane crashed near Birchwood Airport in Chugiak. Then weeks later on August 31, two small planes collided in western Alaska, killing five people. Investigators are piecing [...]

By |2019-08-23T15:13:50-07:00August 31st, 2016|Aviation News|

Is There an Air Traffic Control Crisis?

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) touts America's airspace system as the safest and most efficient in the world. It's true that the government will stop at nothing to protect us from threats like bombs, guns and terrorism before we board a commercial flight. But what about fixing the country's antiquated [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:59:16-07:00August 25th, 2016|Aviation News|

Three Killed in Houston Plane Crash

A plane crash in Houston is one of several aviation accidents to occur around the country within the last few days. The Houston plane crash killed three members of a Moore, Oklahoma family on Thursday, June 9. The next day, an aviation accident in Hawthorne, California killed two people. Surveillance [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:00:45-07:00June 10th, 2016|Aviation News|