It is a sad reality that plane crashes sometimes occur. Such accidents can be extremely harmful. They can sometimes even result in fatalities. This can be seen in an airplane accident that occurred over the weekend in Southern California.
On Saturday, a plane crashed in a field in Oxnard. It has not yet been determined what specifically caused this accident to occur. Two federal agencies reportedly plan to conduct investigations of the crash. The two agencies in question are the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration.
The plane which crashed was a small plane that was home-built. The crash reportedly occurred soon after the plane had taken off.
The airplane contained two individuals. According to the article on the Los Angeles Times’ website which reported this story, both of these individuals were killed in the accident.
As this accident shows, plane crashes can have devastating results.
There are many questions that can come up in connection to an airplane accident. Some examples include:
- Was there any pilot error?
- What condition was the plane in prior to the crash?
- Were any of the plane’s parts faulty?
- Were there any mechanical failures that played a role in the accident?
- Did weather conditions have anything to do with the crash?
What the answers to such questions turn out to be can impact what options are available to a crash victim or a crash victim’s family for seeking relief. Thus, what is uncovered in investigations of plane crashes can be very important.
Source: The Los Angeles Times, “Plane crash in Oxnard kills two,” Abby Sewell, June 29, 2013