Lake Worth, FL (September 10, 2018) - Authorities have identified the two people killed in a plane crash on Sunday in Lake Worth. The plane, a Cessna C340, departed from Key West before crashing in Palm Beach County. When it crashed down, the plane became engulfed in flames.
The deceased victims are 60 year old Philip Castranova and 39 year old Mandy Castranova. It is not immediately clear how the two victims are related to one another. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, along with the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene of the crash.
Officials are asking anyone with any information on the incident to report to the NTSB which is currently in charge of the crash investigation.
We are saddened to hear of the deaths of Philip and Mandy Castranova. Air travel, whether by commercial airline or small passenger plane carries risks. Small planes are generally considered to be more dangerous and carry higher chance of crashes than commercial jets for a variety of reasons.
When a plane crash occurs, a full investigation is conducted into the cause of the accident. All factors, including mechanical defect, weather conditions, pilot error and more are considered. In cases where a plane crash occurs due to mechanical or other failure. there may be potential claims against third parties for injuries or death sustained in the crash.
At Rubenstein Law, our aviation accident attorneys can help if you or a loved one have been hurt in a plane crash. For a free consultation, call us today at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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