Products Liability – Airplanes

Airplane-Weight and Balance

Woman sustained multiple trauma including a severe injury to her left leg, when the aircraft in which she was a passenger crashed shortly after take-off.   The aircraft was owned by defendant A and leased to defendant C. The pilot at the time of the

2021-04-16T06:15:57-04:00July 11, 2018|

Airplane Engine Failure

An experienced pilot and flight instructor of a small twinengine aircraft was killed moments after take-off when the plane suddenly crashed to the ground.   Examination revealed that there was a defect in the oil pump of one of the plane's engines which caused the

2021-04-16T13:39:43-04:00July 11, 2018|

Airplane Seat Mechanism

When a strong gust of wind forced the pilot-plaintiff of a small aircraft to abandon landing plans, the airplane struck a tree.   The crash occurred as a result of a malfunction of the pilot's seat mechanism which caused the plaintiff to lose control of

2021-04-16T06:55:39-04:00July 11, 2018|

Auxiliary Fuel Tank

An F101B fighter plane was forced to abort a take-off due to engine flare-out. As the plane entered the overrun of the runway, one landing gear collapsed.   The plane had two auxiliary fuel drop tanks under the wings. When the gear collapsed one tank

2021-04-16T12:37:45-04:00July 11, 2018|


Due to an altimeter reading that registered approximately 2000 feet higher than the actual altitude, a pilot of a commercial airliner apparently badly misjudged his landing approach to an airport, crashing his plane into a row of suburban houses.   The suit is based on

2021-04-15T17:14:32-04:00July 11, 2018|
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