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Officials are still investigating a private plane accident in Texas that killed 10 people. The plane was a Beechcraft King Air 350 that took off at Dallas-Addison Airport in Texas. Shortly after takeoff, the 2017 turboprop twin went down. It struck a privately-owned hangar, destroying the aircraft and killing all eight passengers and two crew members on board.

About A Private Plane Accident

Private Plane Crash 300x200Many think flying is safer than driving. For commercial planes, this can be the case. However, this isn’t the case for general aviation or private planes. Last year, almost 500 people died in private plane accidents. This could be due to pilot error, fuel shortage or bad landings. Bad landings are the most common cause of non-fatal private plane accidents. Fatality risk rises with worse the weather. If a pilot is using his instruments since he can’t see, the risk actually is greater.

Deadly Private Plane Accident

Around 9 am, a private plane crashed on Runway 15 of the Dallas-Addison airport. Officials are still investigating the cause of the accident. The FAA preliminary report identified the private plane as a King Air N534FF.  The plane was headed to St. Petersburg, Florida. It is unknown what brought the craft down. Weather and visibility reports showed favorable conditions. Experts think that there could be a mechanical error that caused the plane to crash.

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A catastrophic plane crash or accident causes mental and physical suffering. Many describe panic, anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, and survivor’s guilt. These feelings can change a person for the rest of his or her life. 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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