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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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What Are the Penalties for Flying Drunk?

When an air traffic controller notified a Satellite Beach pilot that the pilot’s flight plan to Dayton, Ohio had expired, he wasn’t expecting to hear slurred speech and the screams of a child in response. The pilot refused to follow instructions, and the controller notified the airport police, but the situation had already gotten out of hand. At around 4:30…
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