NTSB: Plane Was Out of Fuel Before Fatal Crash

Federal investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) have published their report on a Michigan plane crash that led to the death of a woman in June 2016. The Detroit News reports that Theresa Surles, 38, was outside her east-side Detroit apartment at around 9 p.m. on the evening of June 27 and preparing … Read more

Fourth Victim of Riverside CA Plane Crash Dies

Last week, a woman who was thrown from a plane in an aviation accident in Riverside, California succumbed to her injuries. Joanne Stacey Peirce was the fourth of five passengers on that plane to die. The Los Angeles Times reports that Joanne Stacey Pierce, 46, had suffered severe burns to more than 90% of her … Read more

Wife of Pilot in Chicago Fatal Plane Crash Sues 5 Companies

It is common for most individuals to assume that the pilot was responsible for a plane crash, but the truth is that there are myriad factors that can cause or contribute to an aviation accident. According to the widow of a pilot who died in a plane crash in 2015, at least five companies may … Read more

Mechanical Problems Likely Cause of Deadly Connecticut Plane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a preliminary report on a plane crash that took the lives of two men last month in Connecticut. The Hartford Courant reports that Robert J. Plourde, 61, and George R. Janssen II, 51, were out for a pleasure flight on April 18 in a 1946 Luscome 8A … Read more