Bell 429 Helicopter Crash in Genesee County, New York

by | Apr 28, 2022 | Aviation Accident, Wrongful Death

There was a helicopter crash in Genesee County, New York on April 26, 2022.  According to reports, a Bell 429 helicopter crashed in Elba, New York.  The helicopter was owned and operated by Mercy Flight, and was on a training flight at the time of the crash.  There were two people on board.  The victims have been identified as James Sauer and Stewart Dietrick.  It is believed the helicopter struck power lines on the way down.  There were also reports that the helicopter may have experienced engine problems.  The deadly accident remains under investigation.

There have been a number of recent helicopter crashes across the country.  A Robinson R22 helicopter crashed at the Gila Bend Municipal Airport on April 15, 2022.  A Robinson R44 helicopter crashed in Calhoun, Georgia on April 12, 2022.  There was a helicopter crash in Columbia County, Florida on April 2, 2022.  There was a helicopter crash in Rowlett, Texas on March 25, 2022.  There was a helicopter crash in Azusa, California on March 19, 2022.  There was a helicopter crash in Palm Beach County, Florida on March 18, 2022.

Spagnoletti Law Firm has attorneys licensed in Texas, Florida, and New York.  We have handled numerous cases involving the failure of necessary equipment on a plane or helicopter in both federal and state court across the country.  Our attorneys have extensive experience in plane and helicopter crash litigation and the skills needed to aggressively represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or been seriously injured in a plane or helicopter crash.  The experienced helicopter crash attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of a helicopter accident. Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or to learn more about your legal rights.