Horseshoe Lake, AZ – Injuries Reported in Airplane Crash at Horseshoe Lake
Horseshoe Lake, AZ (October 25, 2019) – Three people were rescued after a small plane crashed on Thursday afternoon near Horseshoe Lake.
The incident occurred near Tonto National Forest in a remote field. The Federal Aviation Administration said that a Cessna 205 crashed on at 4:30 p.m. near the Red Creek Airstrip, about 35 miles north of Deer Valley Airport.
Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office said three people were in the plane when it went down and sustained minor injuries from the rough landing. The Department of Public Safety helped rescue the three people and flew them away from the scene around 8:00 p.m. No details were released on what caused the crash and landing.
The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the cause of the accident at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time in hopes of a full recovery.
Airplane Accidents in Arizona
Per a report from the Aviation Safety Network, only one fatality accident occurs in every three million flights. However, injuries and crashes involving small planes are more common and can occur due to pilot error, faulty equipment or inclement weather.
Though airplane accidents are rare, they are often traumatic, both physically and emotionally. If you’ve been injured in a plane crash, you should contact a personal injury attorney to review your options.
At ELG Law, our team of attorneys is dedicated to helping you get the justice you deserve after a serious accident. Our experienced, highly-skilled attorneys have spent years fighting for victims and their families and are ready to help you today. Contact us to set up your free consultation at (623) 562-3838.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local Phoenix and broader Arizona community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.