Other Accidents

Tips to Prevent Ohio Motorcycle Accidents This Summer

by | July 20th, 2015

The Importance of Motorcycle Safety The warm temperatures of summer are upon us here in Ohio, and the lovely weather has motorcyclists from across the state getting their bikes out on the open road. The increase in motorcycle traffic along with other factors is leading to a rise in the number of crashes involving motorized bikes […]

What To Do If You Spot A Dangerous Pothole

by Jamie R. Lebovitz | March 25th, 2015

SPRING HAS ARRIVED! And with Spring comes potholes. Most often, potholes are merely nuisances, but imagine what happens when a truck is on a two lane undivided highway and strikes a deep pothole. Often the truck driver will lose control, cross the center line and if a vehicle is in the other lane, a violent […]

Time is of the Essence to Locate and Retrieve the ‘Black Boxes’ from Malaysia Flight 370

by Jamie R. Lebovitz | March 27th, 2014

The race is now on to find the flight data and cockpit voice recorders from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 after an analysis of satellite data determined the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 “ended in the southern Indian Ocean,” Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday. Bad weather is hampering the search for the aircraft […]

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. […]

Air Traffic Control Errors To Blame For Florida Aviation Accident

by | January 4th, 2013

January 4, 2013 USA Today says an air traffic controller error was to blame for an airplane accident that occurred on New Year’s Eve at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida. A statement from US Airways explained that after a Spirit Airlines flight of an Airbus A320 carrying 167 passengers touched down on the […]

Flight student’s arm severed by airplane propeller

by lmallernee | December 7th, 2012

A man’s arm was severed by an airplane propeller on Sunday in Stanly County, North Carolina, reports WSOC-TV. Federal Aviation Administration officials are investigating the accident, which happened at Stanly County Airport. The victim, who is a flight school student with Pressley Aviation, started his day by flying from Goose Creek Airport in Union County to […]

Small plane crashes near Gary/Chicago airport

by lmallernee | October 5th, 2012

October 5, 2012 Coming to rest just hundreds of feet from a school, a single-engine Cirrus plane crashed and burned about a mile east of the Gary/Chicago Airport on Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. Two men were killed in the crash, reports the Chicago Tribune. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the plane had taken off […]

Overlooked aviation security gap: the caterers

by lmallernee | July 18th, 2012

July 16, 2012 How needles got into turkey sandwiches served on four United States bound Delta Airlines flights out of Amsterdam on Sunday is “food” for an FBI investigation, reports International Business Times. The needles were discovered in sandwiches on flights from the Netherlands to Seattle, Minneapolis, and Atlanta. Two passengers suffered minor injuries, and one […]

Alabama aviation unit saves the day

by nph | January 20th, 2012

January 20, 2012 The Alabama State Trooper Aviation Unit rescue team dangled from a 100-foot line extended from a helicopter to remove a woman and her two young children from a Jeep stranded in the middle of a rain-swollen river on January 13, according to The Gadsden Times. The unit rescued the woman and her […]

Airport accident followed flight to L.A.

by nph | December 12th, 2011

December 12, 2011 An elderly woman fell from stairs at the Los Angeles International Airport on November 22, reports Southern Oregon’s Mail Tribune. Her head struck the pavement. The accident took place around 8:30 a.m. after passengers got off a Horizon Flight from Medford and were climbing to the top of the stairs leading to […]