Rancho Cordova Woman Hurt in Plane Crash

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/57/VH-JGR_Crash_Site_07.11.12_%289070443994%29.jpg
Rancho Cordova Woman Hurt in Plane Crash

A female resident of Rancho Cordova was transported to the hospital with major injuries after being involved in a plane wreck Saturday, October 3, 2015.

Fire officials in Redding reported the plane as a single-engine Cessna 172. The small-plane had been traveling from Yuba City. It crashed slightly south of the Benton Airpark a little after 11:00 a.m.

The plane went down in a canyon, next to dirt and gravel roads, just a few hundred feet shy of the airpark.

Bryant Garrett, the Redding Airport manager said that the plane had a little too much speed and went off the end of the runway.

The Cessna 172 landed downwind, which is not optimal in windy conditions, Garrett said. Wind gusts were clocked up to 18 mph at the time of the crash, according to the data from the National Weather Service.

The Sacramento office of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Flight Standards will be looking into the details of this crash.

The victim’s name has not yet been released. She is in a hospital near the accident scene. The pilot is David Marth and is the victim’s husband. He was not injured in the crash and was cooperating with authorities at the accident scene.

 

5 Most Common causes of small plane crashes

  1. Running out of fuel
  2. Technical Skill of the pilot
  3. Mechanical Malfunction
  4. Take-off and taxi
  5. Landing and descent

Source:  AnswersForPilots.com

Rancho Cordova Personal Injury Lawyer

Hello. I’m Edward A. Smith, a Rancho Cordova Personal Injury Lawyer.  If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a plane or auto accident due to the negligence of  someone else, please call me right away at (916) 921-6400.  I am available now to provide you with fast, free, friendly advice at no obligation to you.  Are you calling from outside of Sacramento County?  Call me toll free at (800) 404-5400.

Client Testimonials & Reviews

It is always a good idea to check on client reviews of the businesses you are planning to use.

To read reviews from our clients, click here: YelpAvvo and Google Plus.

Currently a member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum.  This is an elite group of trial lawyers who have garnered multiple million dollar verdicts and settlements.

To see some of our past verdicts and settlements, click here.

Also, be sure to visit our accident information website:  www.autoaccident.com

 

Image Attribution:  Small Plane Crash By Robert Frola [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons

Client Reviews

  • Me and my wife; had a car accident. We were amazed how easy, professional, friendly attorney Ed Smith is along with his staff. Everybody is amazing. Thank you so much, we are very impressed!
    Sincerely,
    ★★★★★
  • Ed Smith and his office team took on a difficult personal injury case on my behalf and for the passenger in my car. Ed is a top- notch attorney. His staff couldn't have been more helpful and kind. No need to look elsewhere. I give Ed Smith my highest recommendation.
    ★★★★★
  • Ed and Robert have been taking great care of my husband and I for the past 5+ years. They are always there when you have a problem and a quick resolution! Even when the issues have nothing to do with them. They are willing to help ease the pain off your shoulders. They are as good as it gets! Thank you again for everything.
    ★★★★★
  • Very professional. Great team, staff and service all around. Mr Smith was very honest, straight forward with his advice. He gives the word "attorney" an honest reputation. I will seek his council anytime, and would recommend him at the drop of a dime.
    ★★★★★
  • I would highly recommend Ed Smith to any friends or family in need of a personal injury attorney. Ed, and his staff, are very caring on top of being very experienced in this field. The staff always keeps you informed of the status of your case and they are always easy to reach by phone.
    ★★★★★
  • Edward Smith law offices provide competent, thorough, and personable help for victims of personal injury. When you first meet the staff you know you contacted the right office. This law office treats clients like people. I recommend this office to anyone seeking representation regarding personal injury.
    ★★★★★