Vigilant airport officers were able to prevent a very obviously intoxicated pilot from operating a flight recently. The American Eagle pilot was arrested after he reported to the airport in an intoxicated state. The pilot, Kolbjorn Jarle Kristiansen was arrested at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Airport officers and Transportation Security Administration officers at the [...]
Two recent medical helicopter crashes on the same day have once again focused attention on air ambulance safety, prompting discussion and raising calls for oversight of this industry. The first helicopter crash occurred in Iowa, when a Med Trans medical helicopter crashed in a field. All the people on the helicopter were killed in the [...]
Many plane collisions on the ground are caused because pilots have impaired visibility and cannot see the certain parts of the plane, like the wingtips. In order to reduce the risk of such ground collisions, the National Transportation Safety Board is recommending that planes come with onboard camera systems. These camera systems would give pilots [...]
Once again, California plane crash lawyers find that air traffic controller errors are at the center of another near-miss plane crash incident. Miscommunication by air traffic controllers is being blamed for a near miss incident involving 3 separate planes near Washington’s Ronald Reagan National Airport. The incident allegedly occurred on July 31, and involved three [...]
Preliminary investigations into the Dana air plane crash in Nigeria that killed all 153 people on board people last month indicates there was no contamination of the fuel. However, the investigation does raise questions about other possible factors. At least 6 people on the ground were also killed in the crash which occurred on June [...]
Last month, a Southwest Airlines plane and a Learjet came about 287 feet laterally close to each other, barely managing to avoid a collision at Chicago’s Midway International Airport. The incident which occurred on December 1 was likely the result of air traffic controller error. This incident is the latest in a series of near-miss [...]
In December, the Federal Aviation Administration announced new rules aimed at combating the problem of pilot fatigue. The new rules do contain some proposals that California plane crash lawyers have been calling for, but fall short of a complete and targeted program to eliminate the problem of fatigue and its role in plane crashes. According [...]
US Airways calls it the latest tactic used by labor groups to gain the upper hand in contract negotiations, but California plane crash lawyers choose to see it differently. The US Airline Pilots Association, the labor union of US Airways, has taken out a full-page ad in USA Today, claiming that the airline tried to [...]
The Federal Aviation Administration has stopped short of overhauling current air traffic controller work schedules as California plane crash lawyers might have liked. Instead, the Federal Aviation Administration is recommending that air traffic controllers use other methods, like reading books and listening to the radio to stay alert while on duty. Air traffic controller fatigue [...]
There’s never been a commercial airline crash caused by a person shining a blinding laser light into an aircraft, but the Federal Aviation Administration is not taking any chances. The agency is likely to soon seek charges against persons who shine a laser beam into aircraft. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the incidence of [...]
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