Diamond DA-40 Aircraft Crashes in Utah – Four Killed

by | Apr 25, 2022 | Aviation Accident, Wrongful Death

There was a small plane crash near Cedar City, Utah on April 23, 2022.  The plane, a Diamond DA-40, crashed while on a sightseeing tour of Zion National Park.  The plane had recently departed Cedar City Regional Airport before crashing roughly six miles away.  According to reports, the plane’s wing may have clipped some trees resulting in the crash. All four occupants were pronounced dead at the scene.  The plane was being flown by Steven Eatchel, a deputy in the Utah County Sheriff’s Office.  The remaining victims have been identified as Lindsay Eatchel, Thomas Eatchel, and Danielle Deagostini.

There have been a number of recent plane crashes in 2022.  A Cessna T206H crashed in Marlin, Texas on April 5, 2022.  A Cessna 208B plane crashed in Heyburn, Idaho on April 13, 2022.  There was a small plane crash in Garrett County, Maryland on April 16, 2022.  A twin-engine Cessna 337 Skymaster crashed in Sylmar, California on April 20, 2022.  A Cessna 340 plane crashed in Covington, Georgia on April 21, 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.  When it comes to aviation, safety must come first.  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 those who have been seriously injured in a plane or helicopter crash.  The experienced aviation attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of a crash. Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or to learn more about your legal rights.