Newer technology could record helpful plane crash data

Traveling by plane is getting safer each year. While the number of travelers flying out of airports in Texas and beyond increases, the number of accidents, injuries and fatalities continues to decline. However, a spokesperson for the National Transpo...

Balloon aviation accident raises cries for stricter regulations

This past July, Texas witnessed the worst hot air balloon accident in the country's history when 16 people died after their balloon hit a power line and burst into flames. One congressman from Texas took it personally when the Federal Aviation Admini...

Texas plane crash takes the life of pilot and passenger

Labor Day weekend is typically spent having the last celebration before summer ends. Many people in Texas gather for picnics or fireworks, and others spend the time enjoying their favorite recreation, such as boating or biking. For one man, flying wa...

Texas aviation accident renews call for balloon tour regulations

Gliding through the sky in a hot air balloon is like a fantasy for some. People will gladly pay high fees for a few moments of rising above the earth and floating peacefully over civilization. However, an aviation accident involving a hot air balloon...

Texas man suffers brain injury when truck plows into crash scene

Injuries to the head can be life-changing. If a person survives an accident that causes a traumatic brain injury, the victim may face a lifetime of medical procedures and physical therapy. Additionally, the person's family may be profoundly affected ...

Holding drone owners accountable for aviation accident injuries

When last we posted about drones and the dangers they pose to pilots and to the public in general, federal officials were mulling over proposed FAA regulations aimed at placing some type of oversight and controls on operators of the high-flying devic...

Making it possible to establish liability in an aviation accident

They may appear to be nothing more than toys for adults, but drones pose a significant risk to aircraft operations according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The agency claims to receive 100 reports each month of drones being flown close enoug...

Who can be held responsible for an aviation accident?

In an earlier post, we discussed the leading causes of aviation accidents. Based on a study conducted by the Federal Aviation Administration, the most common causes of fatal aviation accidents include everything from pilot errors to system failures. ...