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Recent Posts About Airplane Accidents

  • Two Killed in UPS Plane Crash in Alabama

    Airplane accident lawyers at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm report that two people were killed on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 when a large UPS cargo plane crashed and burst into flames during its approach to an airport in Birmingham, Alabama. The two killed were the pilot and co-pilot. Birmingham Mayor William Bell confirmed that the two killed in the fiery crash were the pilot and co-pilot, and that ...
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  • Plane Crashes into Connecticut Neighborhood Killing at Least Two

    Plane accident attorneys at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm report on a recent crash occurring in a working-class neighborhood in Connecticut. A small plane, headed for Tweed New Haven Airport, crashed into two small homes, killing at least two and leaving a third missing. It is believed the plane was carrying two passengers in addition to the pilot, however officials are still trying to verify whether ...
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  • Texting While Flying Linked to Helicopter Crash

    In 2011, an emergency medical helicopter crashed near Mosby Airport in Missouri, killing four. It was recently revealed that the pilot was sending and receiving multiple text messages at the time of the crash. Although the consequences of texting while driving are well known , this is the first time the distraction has been implicated in a fatal aviation crash. The LifeNet helicopter was carrying ...
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  • Dangerous Boeing 787 Fire Concerns

    The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner was, at first, touted for its fuel efficiency and lavish comforts. Since its introduction, however, the Dreamliners have been grounded worldwide due to battery fire concerns. Airline accident lawyers at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm warn the public about the battery problems onboard these planes, which compromise critical flight systems. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner took its ...
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  • FAA Proposes Ban on Pilots’ Personal Electronic Devices

    Airplane accident attorneys are pleased to announce that the Federal Aviation Association (FAA) is proposing a new rule further regulating pilot’s use of personal communication devices while on board aircrafts. Current standards prohibit their use of electronic devices during take-off and landing, however, this new legislation will extend the electronic ban for the entirety of the flight. The ...
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  • 3 Killed after Plane Crashes into Mississippi Home

    Our Airplane crash attorneys at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm would like to draw attention to an unfortunate accident reported by The Washington Post . According to the article, the crash proved fatal for all three individuals on board the plane when it dove into a Mississippi home. Fortunately, the woman inside the home was not killed, though suffered injuries. The crash happened soon after take-off, ...
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  • Airplane Safety Improvements Years After a Deadly Crash Still Not Enough

    More than a decade after a fatal plane crash, improvements are finally being made to enhance the safety of airline equipment. However, our airplane accident lawyers at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm are concerned that many experts still say these improvements are not enough. As USA Today is reporting, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered aircraft manufacturer Airbus to upgrade the rudder ...
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  • Harrowing Reminders of What Can Go Wrong in the Skies

    We know that aviation is one of the safest ways to travel, with a fairly low accident rate. This is largely due to impressive technological advancements and excellent quality pilot training. However, airplane accidents still happen more frequently than many passengers may realize. Airplane manufacturers that fail to ensure the reliability of their products put the lives of passengers at risk. This ...
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