Cessna 172 Plane Crash in Newport News, Virginia

by | Oct 8, 2022 | Aviation Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

There was a small plane crash in Newport News, Virginia on October 6, 2022.  According to reports, a single-engine Cessna 172 crashed at the Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport while taking off from the airport.  The plane reached an altitude of 100 feet before crashing in some woods near the airport.  A student pilot who was controlling the plane was taken to a local hospital for treatment.  The flight instructor on board was killed in the crash.  A second passenger was also taken to a hospital for medical treatment.  The crash remains under investigation.

There have been a number of recent plane crashes in 2022.  A Piper PA32 plane crashed in a wooded area near Charlottesville, Virginia on September 14, 2022.  A Champion Aeronca 7AC plane crashed in Upper Deerfield Township, New Jersey on September 19, 2022.  A Cessna 180A plane crashed near Skwentna, Alaska on September 25, 2022.  There was a small plane crash near Groveland, California on September 30, 2022.  A Cessna 172 crashed into a home in Hermantown, Minnesota on October 1, 2022.  A Beechcraft A36 plane crashed in Arundel, Maine on October 5, 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.