A small airplane crashed June 18, 2014 at Huntsville International Airport. Killed in the crash were William Christopher II, 57 of Center Point, Alabama, Robin Gary Smith, 60 of Yukon, Oklahoma and Kenneth Lynn Rousseau, 67 of Harpersville, Alabama. There have been numerous accounts of the accident given, but apparently the aircraft was trying to depart Huntsville International Airport when the plane caught fire with the three people on board. The plane crashed at the end of one of the runways, causing the death of all on board. The plane was registered to SynFuels Holdings Finance LLC out of Birmingham.
Although air travel is one of the safest modes of travel, it is not immune from negligent maintenance issues, defective manufacturers and pilot error. When an aviation accident occurs, it is imperative to determine the cause of the disaster. Aviation accidents are usually avoidable. We provide legal counsel for individuals that are injured in plane crashes and families who lose loved ones in plane crashes. If you have been injured or lost a loved in an aviation accident, please contact us today at 256-534-3435.