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Torrance, CA (September 19, 2019) – On Thursday morning, September 19th, a fatal small plane crash that also left one person with critical injuries took place in Torrance. The single-engine Cessna 177 crashed into the rooftop of a commercial building located on the 25300 block of Crenshaw Boulevard at around 12:00 p.m.
Police stated that the small plane took off from Runway 11R at the Torrance Municipal Airport and struck the roof of a building a short time later. Authorities confirmed that two people were on board the plane at the time of the crash.
Emergency responders arrived at the scene where they pronounced one person dead and transported the other to a local hospital. The injured victim is listed in critical condition.
The Federal Aviation Administration is currently in charge of the investigation into this incident.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
In 2016, 408 people were reported to have lost their lives in 221 separate aviation accidents across the United States. Like any other state, aviation accidents in California are commonly fatal due to the extreme nature of the crashes. While it may be challenging, it is important for family members and injured victims to understand their rights.
Unfortunately, deadly accidents can occur even when every precaution is taken. The outcome of a serious accident will often result in not only the pain and suffering of losing a family member but the burden of high expenses as well.
At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal parties and other entities, such as a manufacturer, accountable for the devastation they cause. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in an aviation accident because of another party, please don’t hesitate to leave us a message or call (844) 629-3476 for a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys today.
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