Dallas, TX-Two people, a fight instructor and a high school aviation program student, tragically died when their small plane crashed outside Waxahachie. Dallas, Texas personal injury lawyer, Amy K. Witherite, reports the two victims were on the city’s south side practicing flying on Saturday morning, January 23, 2010, when the plane crashed in an unincorporated area of Ellis County, about three miles northeast of the Dallas Executive Airport, as reported the Fort Worth Star Telegram.
The victims were identified as a Dunbar aviation program student, Eric Shultz, and instructor Greg Green, who is a Claude R. Platte Future Pilots Program employee. The victims were reportedly among a group of other students and teachers who were at the airport to practice flying as apart of the Dunbar program that day. The two-seat, single engine Tecnam P-2002 S plane took off around noon and was headed to Mid-Way Regional Airport, when after about 20 minutes the plane crashed. The cause of the crash is currently unknown. Waxahachie airport reportedly does not have a control tower, and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) http://www.faa.gov/ has not determined if another aircraft was in the area at the time. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) http://www.ntsb.gov/ is investigating the fatal plane crash.
Leading Dallas accident lawyer / personal injury attorney, Amy K. Witherite, maintains that if you or someone you love has been injured or killed because of another person’s carelessness you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and damages. Contacting a seasoned personal injury lawyer who is experienced in litigating aviation accident claims may help you recover damages you deserve.