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NTSB Report Explains Airplane Crash Earlier This November in Harlan County

Matthew Troutman Nov. 18, 2022

On November 3, 2022, at around 10:00 am local time, a small plane crashed as it attempted to land at Tucker-Guthrie Memorial Airport in Harlan County, Kentucky. The crash killed the pilot, who was the only occupant of the aircraft. The victim was a Knoxville, Tennessee doctor who was flying to work at a hospital in Middlesboro, Kentucky. The aircraft crashed into a ravine due to a too low approach to the airport.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently released a report on the cause of the accident. They determined heavy fog and the lack of runway lights caused the accident. The pilot was on his third approach to the airport at the time of the accident. To learn more about the NTSB report, click here.

These circumstances will require the services of an experienced attorney to investigate and locate all available insurance and to maximize all benefits available to the victim’s family. Matthew Troutman, accident lawyer, of the Troutman Law Office has been handling accident claims, almost exclusively, since 1986 and has the experience and talent to obtain the best result for the victim in the above airplane accident.

If you need legal assistance due to an accident, contact accident attorney Matthew Troutman directly at 502-648-9507 and he will meet with you in the hospital, your home or wherever is convenient for you. He will give you direct access through his cell phone and guide you through the difficult process necessary to obtain the best result possible for you in your car accident claim. To learn more about the Troutman Law Office, click here.