Aviation Accident

Is Skydiving Safe?

by Jamie R. Lebovitz | March 24th, 2014

The pilot of a Cessna 170B and a skydiver escaped a spectacular collision with minor injuries on Saturday at South Lakeland Airport in Florida. The pilot of the 170B, Sharon Trembley, 87, a World War II veteran, was taking off on his third touch-and-go that morning just as a 49-year-old skydiver, John Frost, was landing. […]

Theories Abound Regarding Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 307

by | March 19th, 2014

There seems to be numerous theories floating around regarding the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 307. While some believe the flight may have been hijacked in an elaborate plot, one former pilot with decades of experience is under the impression investigators and the public alike are over-thinking the situation. Chris Goodfellow is a Canadian Class-1 instrument-rated […]

News UPDATE: Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370

by | March 17th, 2014

Citizens around the world remain baffled about the location of missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370; however, new information regarding the disappearance is coming to light everyday and Cleveland Aviation Accident Attorney Jamie Lebovitz is sharing the latest. According to an article from CNN News, investigators are now considering whether or not the pilots and crew of the […]

Trouble with Boeing’s 787 Airplane

by Jamie R. Lebovitz | March 17th, 2014

Boeing’s newest commercial airplane, the 787, has been plagued with problems ever since it was launched two years ago. After many years of production problems, there were a number of fires(fortunately no crashes or fatalities) caused by lithium ion batteries which are being used for the first time in passenger aircraft. The entire fleet was […]

Aviation Attorney Jamie Lebovitz Discusses Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370

by Andrew R. Young | March 14th, 2014

A flight destined for China from Malaysia recently went missing in mid-flight. While no wreckage or sign of the plane has been discovered so far, Aviation Accident Attorney Jamie Lebovitz recently gave some insight into what may have caused the disappearance and what actions will follow. Yesterday, News Net 5 spoke with Mr. Lebovitz regarding his […]

The Search Continues for Missing Malaysian Aircraft

by Jamie R. Lebovitz | March 14th, 2014

The daily media is stumbling all over the place over the disappearance of, and evident inability to find, a state-of-the-art Boeing 777. On CNN this morning, the talking heads were practically gasping trying to fill air time without so much as a shard of factual information to even hang intelligent speculation on. Welcome to the […]

Malaysian Airlines Jet Goes Missing in Action

by Jamie R. Lebovitz | March 11th, 2014

A Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777-200 aircraft carrying 239 people en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing Saturday and is presumably lost at sea. The twin-jet aircraft was last reported by radar at a cruising altitude of 35,000 feet. Although no wreckage has been discovered in the area where the plane was last spotted, […]

Could Further Regulation of General Aviation Reduce Accidents?

by | March 7th, 2014

The chances of being involved in an accident are significant when flying in a small, privately owned aircraft. The chances of such an incident are drastically increased in rugged, mountainous locations like Alaska. The large number of General Aviation Accidents occurring in the state recently has citizens asking questions that could carry over to the […]

Commercial Airline Accident Leaves Several Passengers and Crew Injured

by | February 21st, 2014

Laws and regulations are in place to ensure the safety of passengers who are traveling aboard commercial airliners; however, sometimes accidents still happen that result in people being injured. Take for instance the case of a Commercial Airline Accident that occurred in Montana earlier this week. According to a story from KTVQ News, the incident […]

Alaska Agencies Come Under Fire For Dangerous Flight Policies

by | February 14th, 2014

With several recent aviation crashes in Alaska being attributed to preventable errors, the state is coming under heavy scrutiny for pilots hired by state agencies flying during poor conditions. Officials are hoping the pressure will prompt the state to change some of its policies. Last year, a pilot and an Alaska State Trooper were killed […]