Aviation Accidents

Aviation law is a highly complex field of practice that requires a specialized understanding of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) procedures, and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) policies. Feldman Shepherd attorneys handle complex private and commercial aircraft accidents and have extensive experience representing the victims and families of loved ones lost in airplane, helicopter, and other aviation tragedies.

Our team, which includes a licensed pilot, has secured several six and seven figure confidential results in aviation litigation over the past decade, including the crash of a Westwind 2 Air Ambulance in Panama City, Panama; the crash of a Cessna 122 in Mendoza, Argentina; the 2001 crash of a Piper Chieftain carrying the recording artist Aaliyah Haughton in the Bahamas; and the crash of a Piper Seneca in northeast Florida.

We understand the depths of devastation caused by an aviation accident and the lengthy and complex legal requirements necessary to take on such cases. The Feldman Shepherd aviation group is here to help you navigate the process of securing justice. With lawyers and support staff working as a team, we are able to support you throughout the litigation with a detailed and intimate understanding of the issues your family is facing. We perform all necessary legal and evidentiary research, and regularly consult with highly regarded and nationally prominent aviation experts, with our firm advancing all litigation costs so you never incur any out-of-pocket expense.

Aviation law is a highly complex field of practice that requires a specialized understanding of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) procedures, and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) policies. Feldman Shepherd attorneys handle complex private and commercial aircraft accidents and have extensive experience representing the victims and families of loved ones lost in airplane, helicopter, and other aviation tragedies.

Our team, which includes a licensed pilot, has secured several six and seven figure confidential results in aviation litigation over the past decade, including the crash of a Westwind 2 Air Ambulance in Panama City, Panama; the crash of a Cessna 122 in Mendoza, Argentina; the 2001 crash of a Piper Chieftain carrying the recording artist Aaliyah Haughton in the Bahamas; and the crash of a Piper Seneca in northeast Florida.

We understand the depths of devastation caused by an aviation accident and the lengthy and complex legal requirements necessary to take on such cases. The Feldman Shepherd aviation group is here to help you navigate the process of securing justice. With lawyers and support staff working as a team, we are able to support you throughout the litigation with a detailed and intimate understanding of the issues your family is facing. We perform all necessary legal and evidentiary research, and regularly consult with highly regarded and nationally prominent aviation experts, with our firm advancing all litigation costs so you never incur any out-of-pocket expense.

On January 3, 2006, a Cessna 172RG aircraft collided with terrain shortly after departing the El Plumerillo Airport in Mendoza, Argentina, while en route to Santiago, Chile. Prior to the fatal flight, the aircraft had been involved in a massive thunderstorm that caused such great structural …
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Beginning in 2001, attorney G. Scott Vezina represented the universal claim of the victims of the fatal Cessna 402B accident in Nassau, Bahamas, which claimed the lives of recording artist Aaliyah Haughton and eight others on board. On the evening of August 25th, 2001, Aaliyah …
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On J­­anuary 18, 2000 a Beech C-90 struck the guy wire from a radio communications tower and crashed three miles from the runway at Somerset airport in Kentucky. The aircraft, which was based in Philadelphia, PA, was arriving from Ohio State University Airport in Columbus. …
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