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Search for Four Helicopter Crash Victims Suspended: Oil and Gas Company Liable for Their Deaths

A helicopter crash in the gulf has likely proven fatal for four individuals in late December of 2022. After four long days, the Coast Guard suspended their search for the four missing persons on December 29, 2022. The pilot and three oil rig workers crashed in the gulf after a routine pick up from an…

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Helicopter Crash Cases

The dangers associated with the operation of helicopters remains in the forefront of many people’s minds, particularly following the untimely death of National Basketball Association and Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant in a helicopter crash in 2020 near Calabasas, California. In 2021, the United States Helicopter Safety Team (“USHST”) reported there were 96 helicopter…

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Two Killed in Santa Monica Plane Crash

On Thursday, September 8, 2022, an aircraft at Santa Monica Airport crashed and caught fire on the runway shortly before 4:30 p.m. The aircraft is reported to be a Piper Sport according to the Federal Aviation Administration or FAA. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board or NTSB are currently investigating the cause of…

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Five Marines Killed After Another MV-22 Osprey Crashes in Southern California

On June 8, 2022, a United States Marine Corps MV-22B “Osprey” crashed near Glamis, California, just a few miles north of the Mexican border. Five marines, including the pilot, died in the crash. The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey is a tiltrotor military aircraft with both vertical takeoff and landing, and short takeoff and landing capabilities….

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