Airplane Destroyed in Carroll County Crash, One Man Seriously Injured
The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office reported a single-engine plane crash occurred near a cemetery in Carroll County. The cause of the crash has yet to be determined, but an investigation is underway.
As a result of the plane crash, the pilot suffered serious burns, and was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital.
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- Negligence: Maintenance, air traffic control, flight or fate attendants, fuel
- Inclement weather
- Pilot error: Failure to check weather, failure to gain clearance, intoxication, failure to adhere to FAA rules
- Defective parts or failure of parts
- Damage done in maintenance
The investigation after a crash is an extensive process. The lawyers at Pope & Howard, P.C. will research NTSB reports, reports filed from the team that manufactured the aircraft, witness reports, and expert reports to file suit and attain fair compensation for the families.
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