Notable Past Cases

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Fine Air Flight 101, Miami, Florida

Wisner represented the families of the co-pilot and flight engineer killed in the crash of a Fine Air cargo flight on August 7, 1997 in Miami, Florida.

LOT Flight 016

In 2011, the flight from New Jersey, U.S. to Warsaw, Poland was forced to make an emergency gear up landing (commonly referred to as a “belly landing”) at Warsaw Airport.

Qantas Flight 72

In this strange set of circumstances, a flight scheduled from Singapore to Perth, Australia experienced mid-flight sudden loss of altitude and was forced to make an emergency landing in 2008.

British Airways Flight 038

In 2008, the flight from Beijing to London was forced to make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport in London.

Learjet 45

The Bombardier Learjet 45 crashed upon landing at Mexico City Airport in 2008.

Atlasjet Flight KK-4203

In flight from Istanbul to Isparta in 2007, Turkey, the aircraft crashed in a rocky mountainous area near the destination airport.

BTANS Peru Flight 204

In 2005, Transporte Aereos Nacional de Selva (TANS) operated a flight from Lima to Pucallpa, Peru crashed upon landing.

Lion Air Flight JT538

In 2004, the flight from Jakarta to Solo, Indonesia crashed upon landing at Adi Sumarmo Airport in Solo, Indonesia.

Austral Flight 2553

This local Argentine aircraft spun wildly out of control during flight, crashing into a field in Uruguay and killing all on board.

LAPA Flight 3142

This local Argentine airline crashed on takeoff from Buenos Aires when the pilots failed to correctly set the flaps, despite a warning horn blaring in their ears.

Garuda Indonesia Flight 421

This Garuda flight plunged into the Solo River after both General Electric engines of the Boeing aircraft suffered a flame out when the aircraft flew through a thunderstorm.

Garuda Indonesia Flight 152

Indonesia suffered the worst aviation disaster in its history on September 26, 1997 when Garuda Flight 152 crashed into a hillside on approach to Medan, resulting in 224 deaths.

Silk Air Flight 185

On December 19, 1997, a Silk Air Boeing 737 unexplainably went out of control during flight and crashed near Palembang, Indonesia.

Fairchild Aircraft SA227-DC Metro 23

On May 7, 2005, a Fairchild Metroliner commuter aircraft operated by Transair crashed during an approach to land at Lockhart River Airport in Queensland, Australia.

Garuda Indonesia Flight 200

On March 7, 2007 a Boeing 737 aircraft being operated by Garuda Indonesia as a domestic flight from Jakarta to Yogyakarta, Indonesia overran the runway, crashed, and burst into flames at Adisucipto International Airport.

Fairchild SA227-BC Metro III

On February 10, 2011, a Fairchild Swearingen SA-227BC Metro III, performing flight A4-25 from Belfast, Northern Ireland to Cork, Republic of Ireland crashed upon attempting to land at Cork Airport.

Aerocon Airlines Flight A4-25

On November 3, 2013, a Fairchild Swearingen SA-227AC Metro III, performing flight A4-25 from Trinidad to Riberalta, Bolivia veered off the runway upon landing, overturned and caught fire.

British Airways Flight 762

On May 24, 2013, an Airbus A319 operated by British Airways as Flight 762 had to make an emergency landing at London Heathrow Airport shortly after take-off when the fan cowl doors from both engines detached.

TWA Flight 800

In this tragic occurrence, the Boeing 747, en route from New York to Paris, blew up in flight off Long Island, New York on July 17, 1996.

Swissair Flight 111

On September 2, 1998, shortly into the flight, the crew of Swissair 111, heading from New York to Switzerland, reported smoke in the cockpit. The McDonnell Douglas MD 11 subsequently crashed into the waters of Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia, killing all 229 on board.

Egypt Air Flight 990

This Boeing 767 aircraft, traveling from New York to Cairo, crashed into the Atlantic Ocean near Nantucket, Massachusetts on October 31, 1999, killing all on board.

Singapore Airlines Flight 006

While en route from Taipei to Los Angeles, Singapore Airlines Flight 006 crashed as it attempted a takeoff during a typhoon on a closed runway.

American Airlines Flight 587

On November 12, 2001, American Airlines Flight 587, on takeoff from New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport bound for the Dominican Republic, lost its vertical tail and crashed into the Belle Harbor neighborhood, killing all on board and 5 others on the ground.

Czech Sport Aircraft AS PiperSport

On May 6, 2011, the PiperSport aircraft being flown by a pilot hired to fly the aircraft from Fort Meyers, Florida to Joliet, Illinois crashed in Spring Hill, Florida killing the young pilot.

Aerocon Flight 238

On September 6, 2011, the Swearingen SA-227 Metro III aircraft operated by Aerocon Airlines as Flight 238 from Santa Cruz to Trinidad, Bolivia crashed on approach to Trinidad.

Piper PA38-112 Tomahawk

On August 16, 2012, a flight instructor and flight student perished when the Piper PA38-112 Tomahawk aircraft crashed in Cheshire, England.

Air Asia Flight 8501

On December 28, 2014, the Airbus A320-216 aircraft being operated as by AirAsia as Flight 8501 from Surabaya, Indonesia to Singapore crashed into the Java Sea killing all 162 persons on board.

British Airways Flight 2276

On September 8, 2014, British Airways Flight 2276 was preparing for take-off from Las Vegas McCarran International Airport when take-off was aborted and the crew ordered an emergency evacuation of all 157 passengers and 13 crew members.

Beechcraft Baron

On October 12, 2014, a twin-engine Beechcraft Baron crashed in suburban Palos Hills in an empty lot in a heavily populated area just fifteen feet away from the nearest residence.

Trigana Air Service Flight 267

On August 16, 2015, the ATR 42-300 aircraft being operated by Trianga Air Service as Flight 267 from Sentani Airport in Jayapura to Oksibil Airport in Oksibil, Indonesia crashed in the jungle of Papua, Indonesia.

Aviastar Flight 7503

On October 2, 2015, the Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft being operated by Airiastar en route to Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport in Makassar, Indonesia crashed into the Indonesian mountainside

FlyDubai Flight 981

On March 19, 2016, FlyDubai Flight 981 crashed during an aborted landing at Rostov-on-Don Airport in Russia resulting in the death of all 62 persons on board (55 passengers and 7 crew members).

Britten-Norman BN-2T Turbine Islander

On April 13, 2016, the Britten-Norman BN-2T Turbine Islander aircraft operated by Sunbird Aviation as a commuter flight from Oksapmin Airport to Kiunga Airport in Papua New Guinea crashed near the runway at Kiunga Airport.

American Airlines Flight 383

On October 28, 2016, a Boeing 767 aircraft operated by American Airlines as Flight 383 from Chicago O’Hare Airport to Miami International Airport sustained an uncontained engine failure and ensuing fire as the aircraft was just about to take-off.

EgyptAir Flight 804

On May 19, 2016, an Airbus 330 aircraft operated by EgyptAir as Flight 804 from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Cairo International Airport crashed into the Mediterranean Sea.