There was an emergency landing of an offshore helicopter in Houma, Louisiana on September 24, 2022. According to reports, an Augusta Westland 139 helicopter returning from a location in the Gulf of Mexico made an emergency landing at the Houma-Terrebonne Airport. According to the FAA, the helicopter’s cockpit filled with smoke and it suffered a partial loss of engine control. After the hard-landing, the helicopter ran off the runway. There were six people on board at the time. Multiple people were taken to a local hospital for medical treatment. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
There have been a number of recent helicopter crashes across the country. A Robinson R22 crashed near Mesa, Arizona on September 26, 2022. A Bell 407 helicopter crashed in Mount Baldy, California on September 4, 2022. An AutoGyro Calidus gyrocopter crashed in La Verne, California on September 3, 2022. A Tennessee Highway Patrol helicopter crashed in Marion County, Tennessee on August 23, 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 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.