Kreindler & Kreindler LLP
Contact Us
800-331-2782
Main Navigation

Turbulence causes 75 percent of weather-related plane crashes

Turbulence is a serious problem in any aircraft; however, you might feel it more in a smaller plane. There's also a chance that the turbulence will impact the smaller planes in a more profound manner. Because of this, there's a chance that you might suffer injuries if the pilot has to go through it.

There are a few causes of turbulence that are common. Sometimes, it's evident to an experienced pilot that they will have to go through certain types of turbulence. In those cases, they can alert their passengers to this possibility. Still, there are some instances in which it just sneaks up on the plane.

Turbulence is an issue for planes because it can damage the structure of the plane, which compromises the integrity of the aircraft. In severe cases, the pilot may be unable to maintain control of the plane. There's also the matter of occupants of the plane being tossed around within the cabin.

In some cases, loose objects in the cabin go flying when there's turbulence. This can strike people, so it's imperative that everything is properly stowed.

If you do end up hitting turbulence, try to remain calm. Any injuries you have should be swiftly addressed. Even small aircraft should have a first aid kit to address minor injuries. More major injuries might require you to get medical care when you land.

The National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) notes that turbulence is the cause of 75% of aircraft crashes that are related to weather conditions. If you're one of the individuals who's harmed in one of these, working with an attorney who is familiar with this type of case might be beneficial. You can determine what options you have and decide how to proceed with your case.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

How Can We Help You?

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Kreindler & Kreindler LLP

New York Office
750 Third Avenue, 32nd Floor
New York, NY 10017

Toll Free: 800-331-2782
Phone: 212-687-8181
Fax: 212-972-9432
Map & Directions

Los Angeles Office
601 South Figueroa Street
Suite 2050
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Toll Free: 800-331-2782
Phone: 213-622-6469
Fax: 213-622-6019
Map & Directions

Boston Office
855 Boylston Street, Suite 1101
Boston, MA 02116

Toll Free: 800-331-2782
Phone: 617-424-9100
Fax: 617-424-9120
Map & Directions