Hattiesburg, MS – Four Killed After Plane Crashes into Home on Annie Christie DrMississippi Legal News
Hattiesburg, MS (May 5, 2021) – A small plane crashed into a Hattiesburg home on Tuesday, May 4, resulting in multiple fatalities.
Local authorities were called to the scene of the fatal incident late that night at around 11:30 p.m. A civilian plane reportedly collided with a residence on Annie Christie Drive. Emergency responders were at the scene to provide aid to the involved parties.
Initial reports indicated that two people died, but that figure was later updated to include four fatalities. At this time, it is unknown if the deceased victims were on board the plane or in the home at the time of impact. The identities of the decedents have not been revealed.
Local officials are currently conducting an investigation into the cause of the fatal accident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Deadly Airplane Accidents in Mississippi
It is commonly known that flying commercial is one of the safest ways to get around. However, studies have found that small, single-engine planes can be just as deadly as cars. The rate of deadly crashes involving small planes increased in 2018 by nearly 18%, rising from 347 deaths in 2017 to 393 in 2018. This increase shows that nearly one person is killed daily in aviation accidents across the United States.
When the negligence of another person results in the loss of a loved one, it is natural that surviving family members would want to seek justice. A Mississippi wrongful death lawsuit could give them the financial compensation needed to cover funeral expenses and burial costs, medical expenses, mental suffering, and other damages related to a deadly accident. Mississippi wrongful death claims involve many complicated laws, including strict statutes of limitations and rules regarding who can file, so it helps to have the help of a qualified legal team on your side.
When you have lost a loved one in an accident that should never have happened, you need to speak with a Mississippi fatal accident lawyer immediately to discuss your options for compensation. Germany Law Firm PLLC knows that no amount of money in the world can truly be enough to compensate for the loss of a loved one. If you have recently lost a family member in a sudden crash, call us today at (601) 487-0555 to see how we can help.
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Disclaimer: At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, we provide the information found in these accident reports as a resource for families who have been in similar situations and to raise awareness about the dangers of driving. We would also like to honor the victims who have been injured or lost their life as a result of a Mississippi accident and hope that the information reported will help prevent future accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.