Aviation law firm Attorney Amy Witherite-alerts Continental runway accident

December 30, 2008 (AmericanInjuryNews.com - Dallas, Featured News, Personal Injury)

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Amy K. Witherite a Dallas Texas air travel lawyer

Dallas Aviation law firm Attorney Amy Witherite-a Dallas air travel attorney alerts plane crash. Continental airlines plane crash on Denver runway results in injuries.

December 30, 2008, Dallas, TX (AmericanInjuryNews.com)–Leading Dallas County air travel lawyer, Amy Witherite, a Dallas air travel attorney and runway accident investigators, report a Continental airplane crashed on Denver runway. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) http://www.ntsb.gov/ arrived in Denver on Sunday to investigate the cause of the first major commercial plane crash at Denver International Airport (DIA). Continental flight 1404 was bound for Houston when it slid off the left side of a DIA runway at 6:18 p.m. last Saturday. The plane came to a fiery halt in a nearby 40-foot-deep ravine. There have been no fatalities and 38 of the 115 passengers and crew suffered injuries from the crash and resulting fire.

Dallas plane crash attorney, Witherite, specializes in aviation legal actions and says the NTSB “Go Team” has begun the initial investigation into the cause of the plane crash. The aviation investigators and experts of the Safety Board Go Team will review the following areas of the flight in detail:

-OPERATIONS: The history of the accident flight and crew members’ duties for as many days before the crash deemed relevant.
-STRUCTURES: Documentation of the airframe wreckage, accident scene, and calculation of plane crash impact angles
-POWER-PLANTS: Examination of engines (propellers) and engine accessories.
-SYSTEMS: Examine the plane’s hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic and associated systems, together with instruments and elements of the flight control system.
-AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL: Reconstruct air traffic control (ATC) instructions given to the plane, including acquisition of ATC radar data and transcripts of controller-pilot radio transmissions.
-WEATHER: Reviewing the National Weather Service data during the time of the crash
-HUMAN PERFORMANCE: Study of crew performance including fatigue, medication, alcohol, drugs, medical histories, training, workload, equipment design and work environment.
-SURVIVAL FACTORS: Documentation of impact forces and injuries, evacuation, community emergency planning and all crash-fire-rescue efforts.

Dallas, Texas plane crash attorney, Witherite, with the Dallas airplane crash law firm of Eberstein & Witherite says the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) www.FAA.gov asserts air travel is considered to be a safe means of transportation. When runway accidents occur they often result in injury and death. Americans have a right to safe air travel. If you have suffered injuries or have lost a loved one in an airplane mishap, or airplane crash, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages, losses and injuries.

Media Contact: Amy K. Witherite
Law Office of Eberstein & Witherite
3100 Monticello, Suite 500
Dallas, Texas 75205
Toll Free: (888) 407-6669


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