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Our Miami aircraft disaster lawyers discuss a plane accident that occurred in Ohio recently and claimed the lives of nine individuals from the South Florida area.  The chartered plane departed from Fort Lauderdale, and stopped in St. Paul, Minnesota and Moline, Illinois before landing in Cincinnati, Ohio.  The plane then departed from Cincinnati and stopped in Dayton.  As it approached the Akron Fulton International airport, it suddenly crashed.  The 10 seat plane hit utility wires and the left wing hit the ground before crashing into a four unit apartment building, sparking a fire that burned down the building.  Fortunately, no one was home in any of the buildings.  Sadly, everyone aboard the plane perished in the crash.  Plane crash victims include two executives and five employees from Pebb Enterprises, a real estate development company based out of Boca Raton.

Investigators are now trying to determine the cause of the fatal crash that has left the local community reeling.  The National Transportation Safety Board recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the crash which revealed that the pilots did not radio for help prior to crashing.  Continue reading →

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The convenience of small, privately owned planes today has allowed families who can afford it to fly themselves to their favorite vacation spots and business meetings . But when all family members are together in one small plane, any crash is likely to end each family member’s life. In June of 2012, after vacationing in the Bahamas, a family of six died on their way back home to Kansas when they were flying through Florida and their small plane crashed. This family suffered the worse tragedy possible – all six of them lost their lives.

This crash has raised questions about how families should travel. Some families intentionally travel separately in the event that a crash occurs, so that at least some family members may survive. The risk of an aircraft disaster is not as high in the commercial setting as it is in a small private plane, so planning for potential heartbreak may depend on what type of aircraft family members are flying. However, our http://www.sgglaw.com/aircraft-disasters.html know the risk of being involved in an accident is higher in an automobile than any aircraft, so it is difficult to plan your family vacation around the risk of a tragic accident.
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