Baum Hedlund Aviation attorney Ron L.M. Goldman calls for tighter regulation of tourism helicopters in a discussion with WBIR Knoxville. The original air date for the news story was April 5, 2016, just days after a tourism helicopter crashed in Pigeon Forge, killing the pilot and four passengers.
What is truly concerning, according to Goldman, is that there aren’t many ways for passengers to protect themselves when flying on tourism helicopters. Goldman advises those who are thinking about taking a ride on a tourism helicopter to ask questions about the aircraft you are getting into and to make sure the pilot has experience.