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St. Augustine, FL – Plane Accident at Northeast Florida Regional Airport
St. Augustine, FL (November 10, 2019) – Two people were injured in a plane accident that took place at the Northeast Florida Regional Airport in St. Augustine around 9:30 a.m. today.
The St. Johns County Fire Rescue responded to the scene of the accident where they confirmed that passengers were pulled from the Mooney M20J, a single-engine low wing aircraft.
The pilot of the plane spoke with investigators and told them that he was attempting to land at the airport but experienced a variety of mechanical failures. The pilot and the passenger in the plane were both injured and taken to a nearby hospital. They are expected to recover.
A boat was nearby when the plane went down. The boaters came to the rescue and attempted to rescue the two passengers from the plane
Flights were temporarily stopped for some time. The investigation continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Airplane Accidents in Florida
Plane crashes do not happen as commonly as other types of accidents in the U.S. When they do occur, there are typically catastrophic injuries and even fatalities as a result. Plane crashes put both pilots and their passengers at risk. If you or someone you love has been involved in one of these accidents, it is essential that you speak with a skilled Florida personal injury attorney as soon as possible to retain your rights.
At Sheftall & Associates, our attorneys have worked diligently to ensure that victim’s rights are protected after one of the most life-altering times they have ever experienced. Our attorneys have worked for years to obtain compensation for victims of serious accidents for aspects like lost wages, medical bills, and more. We want to ensure that you are never alone during these times. Please contact our law firm in Florida for the help you deserve at (904) 638-7712.
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