53 Years since Deadly Cincinnati Plane Crash

November 20 will be the anniversary of the deadliest airline disaster to affect Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport when 70 people lost their lives as TWA Flight 128 went down in the nearby countryside on a stormy night. WCPO Cincinnati reports that TWA Flight 128 was traveling to Ohio from Los Angeles when it clipped … Read more

Plane Overweight in Plane Crash that Killed 4 Last Year

Federal investigators recently released their reports detailing the crash of the small plane that crashed in Willoughby Hills, Ohio last year, killing four college students. According to this investigation, the plane was overweight. The Cessna Model 172R crashed only moments after taking off from Cuyahoga County Airport, according to the News-Herald of Ohio. All four … Read more

Families of 3 Students Reach Settlement after Fatal New Mexico Plane Crash

The families of three high school students who died in a plane crash during a school activity have reached a financial settlement and will also receive a formal apology from the school for negligence leading to the children’s deaths in 2014. Three students from Aldo Leopold Charter School in New Mexico were flying in a … Read more

Engine Malfunction suspected in Missouri Plane Crash that Injured Two

Authorities believe that a malfunctioning engine was the cause of a plane crash that left a man and a woman injured on December 30 in Republic, Missouri. According to the Springfield News-Leader, multiple witnesses in the area reported a low-flying plane that appeared to be in trouble last Wednesday evening, and one of the plane … Read more

Pilot in Deadly Maryland Crash had Crashed a Plane Before

This morning, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released the results of an investigation into the crash of a twin-engine private jet into a home in Maryland, killing all onboard and a mother and two young children huddled in the house. The Washington Post reports that, despite the pilot’s extensive experience, officials say that he … Read more

First Stages of Investigation into Fatal Ohio Plane Crash

Last Tuesday, a plane flown by experienced pilot 33-year-old Joel W. Lansford crashed during an attempted landing at Lewis A. Jackson Regional Airport in Xenia, Ohio. Lansford was pronounced dead at the scene, and investigators are now working on interviewing witnesses and examining the plane wreckage to determine the cause of the crash. MyDaytonDailyNews reports … Read more

Witnesses Describe Suspicious Activity before Plane Crash that Killed 2

On Wednesday, February 10, a Sheriff’s Deputy and a civilian pilot were killed when the small plane they flew through San Joaquin Valley in California crashed into a mountain. Now, a number of witnesses claim that they saw the plane flying suspiciously low just before the crash and some also saw another plane in the … Read more

Investigators Suspect Deadly Connecticut Plane Crash Was Intentional

Any time a plane crashes, it is highly likely that occupants of that craft will suffer severe, catastrophic, or even fatal injuries. This can leave victims and loved ones feeling angry and seeking justice—and these feelings can only be magnified if the crash was intentional. This appears to be the case in a plane crash … Read more

Feds Cite “Litany of Failures” in Deadly Akron Plane Crash

Earlier this week, federal investigators met to issue a final ruling on the cause of a plane crash that killed nine people last year in Akron, Ohio. What they revealed is that it was not one single factor which caused this wreck, but rather a “litany of failures” which combined to possibly doom the flight … Read more

Airline Pilot Removed From Plane After Being Found Drunk in Cockpit

s aviation accident attorneys, it is not often that we feel compelled to report on plane crashes that didn’t happen. However, news reports of an incident that occurred over the past weekend describe a case of pilot negligence so extreme that it bears repeating as evidence that not even major airlines are immune to egregious … Read more