Colorado airplane accident attorneys note news sources reporting that federal investigators suspect a deadly midnight crash of a Cessna 150 airplane last year in Colorado may have been partly caused by the pilot taking “selfies,” the term commonly used to describe a picture taken of ones’ self using a camera or smart phone.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in either a commercial or private aplane accident, contact Attorney Group for Colorado today for more information about filing an airplane accident lawsuit in Colorado. Or consultations are free and without obligation.
Did a Selfie Cause a Plane to Crash?
Both the pilot and passenger were killed in the Cesna 150 accident, and a GoPro camera was reportedly found in the wreckage that held recorded footage of the pilot and passengers from previous flights taking selfies with cell phones while the plane was airborne. According the National Transportation Safety Board, the pilot was unqualified to fly a plane with a passenger at night. Investigators believe a cell phone camera flash likely contributed to the pilot losing control of the aircraft.
Pilots are Required to Use Care When Operating Aircraft
Many times negligent or reckless conduct by the pilot of an airplane can result in an accident that causes injury. Someone may be hurt or even killed when a pilot fails to exercise ordinary care in the cockpit of an airplane.
People injured in a Colorado airplane accident may incur extensive medical bills and have to undergo years of rehabilitation. If they are killed, family members will endure the pain, suffering, and loss of companionship that comes with the death of a loved one. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a Colorado airplane accident, you should seek legal counsel to determine if pursuing compensation for damages is the right option for you. You may be able to seek recovery for medical bills, pain and suffering, and other losses.
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If you or a loved one has been injured in a Colorado airplane accident, and you believe negligence or recklessness of another person was the cause, call Attorney Group for Colorado today to learn more about your options. If you have a claim, we can connect you with an affiliated attorney who can file a lawsuit on your behalf. Your initial consultation is free and without obligation. Call us today.