Common Causes of Airplane Accidents
Though airplane accidents may seem rare, many people have experienced injury, property damage, or even loss of life. Despite the efforts of airplane manufacturers, mechanics, and the individuals who fly the planes, not every flight goes as planned.
Whether it’s a Cessnas single-engine plane, a prop plane, or even a helicopter, airplane accidents occur due to a multitude of reasons. Here are a few:
- Poor Maintenance – If the aircraft isn’t given the attention it needs or serviced frequently, it can lead to some sort of mechanical failure—like an engine malfunction. Airplane parts usually depend on each other to function effectively, so if there’s an issue in one area, it can affect the plane’s overall functionality and safety.
- Human Error – From pilots making poor flying decisions to crew or mechanics missing important details and even substandard design choices, mistakes and accidents tend to happen.
- Bad Weather Conditions – The weather can often pose a severe threat to a plane’s safe travel. Irregular weather conditions can put a strain on the structure of the aircraft, leading to an accident.
If you or a loved one have been involved in an airplane accident caused by any of the above incidents or others, please reach out to Craig J. Concannon, P.C.
Why You Need a Lawyer
There are many ways in which you can be affected by an airplane accident and subsequently require effective legal representation. Here are some instances where an experienced attorney can help:
- Airplane Propeller Accidents – Since Airplane propeller blades tend to rotate at fast speeds, airplane propeller accidents are bound to occur. Victims of such an accident typically experience serious and permanent injuries, like traumatic brain injuries, amputations, disfigurement, mobility loss, or even life loss.
- A Plane Crashes in Your House – While this might seem incredibly rare, it happens more often than you would think and primarily to houses or buildings located close to the airport. In such cases, the investigation would involve discovering the reason for the crash and the at-fault party.
3. In-Flight Injuries – When traveling by plane, it’s possible to experience minor or major injuries because of the other passengers or employees on the flight. In such cases, it’s important to know your rights and the legal process.
If you or a loved one have been involved in an airplane crash, it’s imperative to reach out to an attorney who can efficiently investigate the cause and make sure you receive fair compensation that covers your pain, suffering, and property damage, if any. Contact Craig J. Concannon; we’ll take care of your case and do our best to ensure you get the settlement you deserve.