Not including corporate jet and military transport accidents, fatal airliner accidents per year range from a low of two in 1942 to a high of 71 in 1972 with 2374 casualties. In 2006 major airliner accidents numbered 27 with 888 casualties. Although these numbers are low compare to automobile casualties, numbers do not matter when your loved one is involved.
There may be many different factors surrounding an airplane or airline accident which can contribute to its cause. Some of these factors include:
- Faulty Equipment
- FAA Regulation Violations
- Pilot Errors or Carelessness
- Problems in the Design or Structure of an Aircraft
- Flight Service Station Employee Negligence
- Negligence in a Third Party Selection of a Carrier
- Federal Air Traffic Controller Negligence
If you have suffered personal injuries or lost a loved one/s in an aviation accidents, and demand a successful outcome then your aviation accident litigation will require an understanding of all the various issues that arise when such an accident occurs.If you or a loved one has been injured or died in an airport, air transportation or aviation-related accident, contact us online or call us at 207.947.4LAW (4529) to set up a FREE consultation to discuss your legal options.