A plane crashed on Friday August 28, 2020, just minutes after taking off from Pompano Beach Airpark in Florida. The plane, a twin-engine Aero Commander 500, had two passengers on board. It has been reported that the plane struck the fifth floor of a storage facility located in Pembroke Park, Florida. The police have identified the name of the deceased pilot, Joaquion Ricalde Magana. Magana is believed to have had over 30 years piloting experience.
The plane is owned by Miami-based Conquest Air Cargo, a company that services South Florida and the Bahamas. Conquest Air Cargo tragically has a recent history of incidents involving their planes. In February of 2019, one of their planes crashed off the Haulover Inlet, injuring one person and leaving another missing. That incident remains under investigation.
The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration will be among the agencies investigating the deadly crash.
Our attorneys have extensive experience in helicopter and airplane wrongful death litigation in courts across the country and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives as a result of the negligence of another party, or been seriously injured. Those touched by this disaster should know their legal rights and remedies, and act quickly to preserve them. The experienced aviation attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of this tragic accident. Please contact us online or call 713-659-0257 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.