According to data from the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Transportation Safety Board report, in 2014 there were 1,290 civil aviation accidents in the United States. Civil aviation is defined as all non-military aircraft including both commercial and private air travel. Our law firm represents clients in the Louisville area and throughout Kentucky who have suffered personal injuries or lost loved ones in a private or commercial plane accident or helicopter accident.
As with other types of transportation accidents, there may be many different factors surrounding an airline accident which can contribute to its cause. Some of these factors include: