Cessna 208 Grand Caravan operated by Moremi Air

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On October 14, 2011, a Cessna 208 Grand Caravan operated by Moremi Air crashed and burst into flames shortly after take-off from an airstrip in a private game reserve in Botswana. Of the 12 persons on board, eight people, including the pilot, perished. Wisner filed suit against Cessna in Kansas where the aircraft manufacturer is located. Cessna filed a forum non conveniens motion to dismiss the action claiming that the case should be pursued in a court in Botswana. Wisner Law Firm was successful in defeating the motion and keeping the case in Kansas.

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Floyd Wisner

The founder of Wisner Law Firm, Floyd A. Wisner, is approaching his 38th year in the practice of law. He is a skilled veteran aviation attorney who has successfully represented clients in virtually every major airline and aviation disaster over the last two decades.

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Alexandra Wisner

Alexandra M. Wisner is an aviation attorney that focuses her practice on complex product liability and claims brought under the Montreal Convention. Since joining Wisner Law Firm, P.C. in July 2014, Alexandra has served as co-counsel with the aviation attorney Floyd A. Wisner on an array of aviation litigation & law matters.

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