Montgomery Co., TX – Pilot Injured In Helicopter Crash Off FM 494
Montgomery Co., TX (May 6, 2019) – On Saturday, May 4, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a helicopter crash.
According to reports, a helicopter was traveling at 1500-feet above ground when it experienced an in-flight emergency. As a result of the emergency, the plane crashed in a church parking lot near FM 494 and Antique Lane.
The pilot, who was the only occupant of the helicopter, was injured in the collision. The pilot was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment.
Our thoughts are with the injured pilot and his family at this time.
Helicopter Accidents In Texas
Every year, millions of Americans travel by helicopter and airplane. Not only are these vehicles reliable for transportation, but they are often enjoyed by thousands. Unfortunately, like any other method of transportation, helicopters present the risk of collisions.
Although these incidents are not as common as car accidents, they are often caused by pilot error, air traffic control error, negligence, defects, or other malfunctions. In some cases, victims injured in helicopter accidents can contact a personal injury attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Our Texas aviation accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have over two decades of experience helping victims injured in crashes get the compensation and justice they deserve. If you need legal representation with experience in these types of matters, call the Benton Law Firm today to speak with a knowledgeable personal injury attorney in Texas at (214) 419-4878.
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