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Knoxville Doctor, Wife and Daughter Killed In Plane Crash

"We Have No Engines, I Need Help" Heartbreaking Last Words of Pilot With Family Aboard A Knoxville doctor, his wife and their college age daughter from Knoxville were killed when their small plane crashed into a house in Plainville Massachusetts. Joseph Richard Kalister, wife Betty, and daughter Nicole were heading to orientation at the college [...]

June 30th, 2015|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Keith Williams to speak at ABA’s Aviation Litigation Institute

From lessons learned in the tragedy of 911 to the Comair crash in Lexington Kentucky to the Germanwings "crash by pilot suicide", Aviation Law continues to evolve and change along with the new technologies available in airplanes along with new causes of aviation disasters. Since beginning his aviation accident and disaster practice almost 15 years ago, Keith [...]

May 28th, 2015|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Overloaded Small Plane Crashes in Winchester TN Injuring 5

Five people climbed aboard a small Mooney airplane in Franklin County, Tennessee, and attempted to take off. The plane apparently could not get lift to clear oncoming power lines so the pilot banked to avoid them and crashed into the ground. Some reports say the plane flipped once, but it looks like it impacted hard on its belly [...]

April 19th, 2015|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Plane Crash In Illinois Claims 7 Lives Including College Coaches

Tragedy Strikes ISU as Basketball Coach and Athletic Director are Killed in Plane Crash Authorities report is was a particularly foggy day when the small plane carrying 7 passengers and crew crashed outside of Bloomington Illinois killing all aboard. They would not release a list of the passengers, but an email to ISU athletic staff [...]

April 7th, 2015|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Early Findings of Germanwings Crash Point to Murder/Suicide

Preliminary Findings of Germanwings Crash Point to Murder/Suicide As the stunned world tries to absorb the preliminary findings of authorities, the horrific reality of a deranged co-pilot killing 149 innocent souls and himself on purpose is hard to stomach. While there were many possibilities floating around until last night, the New York Times first broke [...]

March 26th, 2015|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Watch “Live” Flight Track of Doomed Germanwings Flight 4U 9525

The live flight track of doomed Luthansa Germanwings Flight 4U 9525, an airbus 320, shows the sudden loss of communcation with air traffic controllers and the plane and pilots. This prompted the controllers to issue a distress call on behalf of the flight. Early reports said that the pilots issued a distress call, but that [...]

March 24th, 2015|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Heathrow Restricts London Airspace Due To Computer Failure

Air Traffic Controller states "The screens just went blank" at Heathrow Airport in London Citing first a "computer glitch" and then a power failure at Stanwick Air Control Center near Hampshire, Heathrow Airport has taken the almost unbelievable action of essentially closing down the airspace coming into and departing from the airport except for those [...]

December 12th, 2014|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Keith Williams to serve as moderator for NYC Aviation Conference

Tennessee Aviation Attorney Keith Williams to Moderate IATSBA Aviation Law Conference in New York Tennessee Aviation Attorney Keith Williams will be serving as Moderator at the IATSBA Air and Transportation Law Conference in New York next week. He and his panel of fellow aviation law attorneys from across the country will be speaking on: Major [...]

November 6th, 2014|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Keith Williams Represents Southwest Flight 2294 Victims

Two families have retained Keith Williams to further investigate the circumstances surounding the near tragic incident of Southwest Flight 2294. Southwest flight 2294 was traveling from Nashville, TN to Baltimore, MD when the passengers were forced to experience a life-changing event.  The Boeing 737-300 made an emergency landing in Charleston, WV after an explosive and [...]

October 28th, 2014|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Flights into Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway Airports Delayed

A fire apparently started in a bathroom in an Aurora Illinois flight control tower, which handles the traffic for both the O'Hare and Midway airports in Chicago.  The cause of the fire is unknown as well as what, if any damage, was caused by smoke or fire supression systems in the rest of the building.  [...]

September 26th, 2014|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments