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Category Archives: Plane Crash

Who is liable in an aviation accident?

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Most Dallas residents hear more about automobile accidents then aviation accidents, but aviation accidents are probably more common then most people think. When they happen, an associated question for the victims is: who is liable? Unfortunately, most people do not escape an airplane crash or other type of aviation accident unscathed. A personal injury… Read More »

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Even minor aviation accidents can violate your rights

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As a passenger on any sort of aircraft, you have a basic right to safe travel that is free from injury. The airline that operates the vehicle cannot be negligent or reckless in any way that could lower the quality of the service that they provide. If you ever are injured, it is very… Read More »

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How many non-fatal plane accidents happen in Texas?

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While people sometimes assume that plane crashes are incredibly deadly, the fact of the matter is that, though they certainly can be fatal, many accidents and incidents happen without the loss of life. A look back at the data for the last year — running from the first of September in 2013 to the… Read More »

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Dallas companies rank high in piloting planes

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Texas is not only known for big oil companies and wealthy oil tycoons, but did you know it is also known for its large number of corporate chief executive officers who pilot company planes? According to a study done by one author, who was researching risky behavior of company CEOs, Houston is rated as… Read More »

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Airplane near-misses versus airplane accidents

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There are a lot of near-misses (or, more accurately, near-hits) when it comes to airplane crashes. There are certainly enough to scare anyone who is already on the edge when it comes to flying. Recently, here in Texas, at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, two United Airlines jets came closer than anyone on the… Read More »

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Texas small plane crash kills mother

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Personal planes and charter plane rental companies are becoming more popular in Texas. As the price of planes becomes more economical, travelers look for more convenient choices over large commercial flights. No matter what you fly, safety has to be the first consideration. Texas police reported that a single-engine plane crashed one night near… Read More »

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Pilot fatigue investigated in UPS plane crash

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People travel via airplane to and from Texas to many points in the world. An increased amount of flights and passengers may contribute to an increased risk in airplane accidents in the air and on the runway. Many factors may contribute to an aviation accident, including fatigued pilots, pilot error or runway defects. Investigators… Read More »

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Airplane accident takes the lives of family of 4

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Individuals from Texas and around the United States are traveling by small, privately owned aircraft more frequently these days. People are using these planes for business and leisure travel. Many aviation accidents in the U.S. also involve these types of airplanes. People may not hear about the small aircraft accidents that happen outside of… Read More »

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British tourist, pilot die in Texas plane crash near Galveston

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Investigations of Texas plane crashes often start at a local level and rapidly evolve into probes involving agencies at the federal government level. Although the Federal Aviation Administration may be included in fatal airplane accident probes, the National Transportation Safety Board is the agency that examines data and issues a final report. Authorities have… Read More »

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Faith healer, pilot headed for Texas die in plane explosion

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Only victims who survive a private plane crash can tell investigators what happened during a flight. Unlike auto collisions on crowded Texas roads, many aviation accidents have few or no first-hand witnesses. Government agencies and victims’ families must search for answers in wreckage. A fatal plane crash leaves traces of evidence, but the devastation… Read More »

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