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Category Archives: Aviation Accidents

Boeing 787 Airplane Fleet Grounded After Battery Fails Test

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

After a lithium-ion battery caused a fire in a Boeing 787 Dreamliner last week, the fleet of planes has been grounded by federal investigators looking into the cause. The fleet is using lithium-ion batteries, as they pack a lot of energy and can be charged quickly and frequently, without loss of power. The use… Read More »

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Famous Stunt Pilot Dies In A Crash With Passenger

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

In just the latest high-profile aerobatics accident, an award-winning stunt pilot died along with his passenger, a television host from an extreme sports show. Although the pilot was from Florida, the crash occurred in Cozumel during production of a documentary film about the pilot and aerobatics shows. It is not yet clear what caused… Read More »

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Two Helicopters Crash Within Eight Hours, Three Dead

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Two medical helicopters crashed within eight hours on Wednesday, killing three and injuring four in Iowa and Oklahoma. The first crash took place in Oklahoma when an Air Methods helicopter crash landed, injuring the four crew members on board. A few hours later a Med-Trans helicopter, crashed around 9 p.m. into a field in… Read More »

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