Category Archives: Aviation Law

Attorneys handling aviation law cases with experience investigating fault when plane crashes occur, whether in the US or internationally.

Kecelakaan Penerbangan Lion Air Indonesia Sedang Diselidiki

Baru-baru ini, pesawat Boeing 737 mengalami kecelakaan di Laut Jawa setelah lepas landas dari Jakarta, Indonesia. Sayangnya, pihak otoritas menduga tidak ada penumpang yang selamat dari kecelakaan tersebut.  Media melaporkan bahwa pesawat jet tersebut meminta untuk kembali ke bandara setelah terbang sejauh 12 mil. Meskipun penyebab kecelakaan masih diselidiki, catatan teknis yang diperoleh BBC News menunjukkan bahwa instrumen pesawat untuk…
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Indonesian Lion Air Flight Crash Under Investigation

Recently, a Boeing 737 crashed into the Java Sea after taking off from Jakarta, Indonesia. Unfortunately, authorities expect there to be no survivors in the crash.  According to news reports, the jet requested to return to the airport 12 miles after takeoff. While the cause of the crash is still under investigation, a technical log obtained by BBC News suggests…
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Who is Liable for an Airplane Crash?

Our blog recently discussed an airplane crash in Costa Rica that occurred on New Year’s Eve. Ten Americans and two Costa Rican pilots were killed in the crash. We also discussed how Colson Hicks Eidson has extensive experience handling domestic and international aviation accident cases. A lot more can be said about why aviation accidents occur each year. Pilot error,…
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Mysterious Helicopter Crash Leaves a Mountain of Questions

Last month, a helicopter operating out of Melbourne Airport crashed in Palm Bay. According to local police, the military-style helicopter was flying low before it crashed, killing all three people on board. By the time emergency crews arrived, the helicopter was completely engulfed in flames. While the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) confirmed the aircraft was not operating in any…
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New NTSB Report Clarifies The Fort Lauderdale Plane Fire

We brought you the story of the Fort Lauderdale plane fire that has the airline industry reexamining their safety and inspection protocols. Now the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board have released new findings to shed light on the fire and the moments leading up to the accident. Clarifying The Fort Lauderdale Plane Fire Investigators discovered that…
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How Often Do Helicopter Crashes Happen?

A mosquito control helicopter went out on September 3rd to spray for larva near New Smyrna Beach in Volusia County, but something went wrong. The helicopter crashed near a grove of trees on private land, but the rescuers had no idea where to start looking. How Did Rescuers Find the Helicopter Crash? The pilot, a 20 year veteran of the…
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