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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

Unresponsive U.S. Plane Flies Into Cuban Airspace

The small 7-passenger plane took off around 8am EST from Rochester New York on its way to Naples Florida. Flight control along its route last heard from the pilot about 10am EST. After that, all calls to the pilot went unanswered. The plane continued, apparently on auto pilot, prompting the government to scramble fighter jets [...]

September 5th, 2014|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Well-Known Dickson TN Family Injured In Alabama Plane Crash

The Smith family are a well-known and respected family in Dickson Tennessee where Danny and Sharon own two businesses, the Dickson Athletic Club and O'Rouke's Irish Pub.  So family, friends, patrons and neighbors are understandable shocked and worried about the news that the family and a friend were severely injured in a plane crash in Alabama on their [...]

August 1st, 2014|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Children Screaming “The Plane Went Down!” First Indication of Crash to Locals

People in the small town of Bedford in Massachusetts are used to hearing and seeing small planes and private jets take off from Hanscom Field.  As they sat around their firepits, finished yardwork, or were preparing supper, they were alarmed by the shaking of houses and people in the neighborhood, particulary children who never seemed to [...]

June 1st, 2014|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Add Texting While Flying Helicopters To Things You Just Don’t Do

The pervasiveness of personal media devices in our society, from smart phones to tablets, isn't arguable. They're here and people use them often throughout their day, sometimes compulsively.  We hear alot about the dangers of texting while driving. Studies show that people who are texting while driving are less able to navigate through a safety [...]

May 19th, 2014|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

FAA Watching Airlines Closely After Botched Landings ie “Controlled Crashes”

The FAA has heightened its scrutiny of airline companies after several years in a row of botched landings, hard landings, accidents on the tarmac and even several incidents of landing at the wrong airport.  There are several factors that could be at play here including: pilot inexperience; pilot's lack of rest or sleep; over-reliance on [...]

March 25th, 2014|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments