The Everglades, FL (October 6, 2019) - Two people suffered serious injuries when a small plane went down in The Everglades on Saturday, October 5th. The crash took place around 4:00 p.m. near US 27.
The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, along with the Broward Fire Rescue, responded to the crash scene. Officials indicate that a Champion 7ECA plane crashed in the area. Rescue helicopters were called to assist the victims. Two passengers of the plane were airlifted to Memorial Hospital in Hollywood. At least one of the victims was taken to the hospital as a trauma alert.
The Federal Aviation Administration is in charge of the investigation. There is no information on the cause of the crash at this time.
When a plane crash occurs, a full investigation is conducted into the cause of the accident. All factors, including a mechanical defect, weather conditions, pilot error and more are considered. In cases where a plane crash occurs due to mechanical or other failures, there may be potential claims against third parties for injuries or death sustained in the crash.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida airplane 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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