Traveling by air is one of the easiest and fastest ways to travel. However, travelling through plane carries some risk, although it’s marginal, it’s a risk all the same. In 2009, there were about 28 fatal plane accidents and 749 fatalities on all sectors in the airline industry. This is huge compared to the 34 plane crashes and 583 fatalities in the year 2008.
Two men died following a plane crash that headed to Nevada near North Rim of the Grand Canyon. Officials stated that the single-engine Cirrus SR20 flew from Rock Hill S. C. Airport, Bryant Field; towards Henderson, Nevada; and went missing from the radar around 9 in the evening. The Civil Air Patrol spotted wreckage, Saturday at the Kaibab National Forest. Personnel of the County Sheriff arrived at the area and they have found both the pilot and the passenger lifeless. He then confirmed it was the missing plane. The names of the unfortunate victims are still withheld until their families become notified. The FAA has yet to investigate as to the reason why the plane had crashed.
There are a lot of reasons why a plane may crash. It can be due to bad weather, technical problems, pilot error and more. Thus, it is important that all these factors need to be dealt with before takeoff. But when on land or in the air, it is important to make sure that the passengers’ are safe since it’s their lives that are at stake. Thus, it is important that all these factors need to be dealt with or prevented before takeoff.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a plane crash, there is free consultation. Just call (602) 457-6222 to talk to an Arizona plane crash lawyer who may be able to help.