Melrose Township, MI (November 18, 2021) – Two men died on Monday, November 15th when an airplane that had taken off from the Boyne City airport dropped off the radar and crashed in Michigan.
The Federal Aviation Administration said the accident took place at about 1:25 p.m. near the Boyne Valley-Melrose Township line.
Officials from the state, Boyne City, Charlevoix County, and Melrose Township responded to the area.
A Michigan State Police helicopter from Lansing found the downed plane in a forested area near Romaniak Road in Melrose Township, officials said.
The bodies of the pilot, a resident of Pontiac, and a 21-year-old resident of Howell, were located inside the Beechcraft King Air airplane.
They were both pronounced dead at the scene.
The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Airplane Accidents in Michigan
Personal injury claims resulting from plane crashes are complex and usually involve grievous bodily harm. Roughly 1,000 victims are hospitalized every year nationwide due to aviation-related injuries with a mortality rate of 2%. Before you file a personal injury claim on your own, you should speak with an experienced airplane accident attorney and see how you can benefit from professional legal representation.
Although plane crashes and other aviation disasters are rare, they typically carry serious or even fatal consequences.
If a family member was killed in a plane crash, you may be entitled to significant economic recovery, however, collecting the damages you are entitled to will require the resources and skill of a qualified plane accident attorney.
Melrose Township Plane Crash Attorney
The lawyers at Michigan Legal Center have handled multiple plane accidents involving personal injury and wrongful deaths in support of grieving families. Our Melrose Township personal injury attorneys are familiar with the subtleties and complicated dynamics of aviation law and put all our time and effort into making sure our clients collect full compensation.
Any plane accident, no matter if it is private or commercial, requires prompt and meticulous investigation, including working with investigators from the FAA.
While the government conducts comprehensive reviews of most plane accidents, the surviving family members of the deceased should still seek reliable and immediate legal advice from a reputable Melrose Township aviation accident lawyer.
If you were injured or a family member was killed in an aviation accident you believe was due to negligence, contact our Michigan personal injury attorneys at (248) 886-8650 for a review of your potential case.
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