Air Filter Blockage Caused Deadly Plane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board announced that an air filter blockage was the cause of a small plane crash that killed two from Detroit. Their families are devastated by the news.

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Air Filter Blockage Mistake

After the plane crash at Spencer J. Hardy aport, the National Transportation Safety Board conducted a thorough investigation and released its preliminary findings. These revealed that the engine suddenly stopped after takeoff around midnight on August 20th. The plane was a single-engine, four-passenger Aero Commander 200.

The report said the airplane recently undergone maintenance. This included a mechanic installing a new field overhauled engine and a three-bladed propeller. The flight was for a maintenance test flight of the airplane. Both men onboard owned a similar airplane and had thousands of flight hours.

Also, this is the second deadly crash in the area in the past three months. Both planes experienced the same air filter blockage.

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A catastrophic plane crash or accident causes mental and physical suffering. Many describe panic, anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, and also survivor’s guilt. These feelings can change a person for the rest of his or her life. Therefore, this is why it is important to seek the counsel of a knowledgeable complex litigation attorney. We will fight to recover damages owed after this devastating accident. Our consultations are free. Contact us today.

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