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Seadrift, TX – Pilot, Passenger Killed in Helicopter Crash along Texas Gulf

by | Mar 8, 2023 | Wrongful Death | 0 comments

Seadrift, TX (March 8, 2023) – On Monday, March 6, a helicopter crash outside of Seadrift left two people dead. 

The fatal incident took place as a Robinson R44 helicopter was flying from Port O’Connor to the Calhoun County-Port Lavaca Airport late that evening. The vessel was found the following day by emergency responders, and the male pilot and female passenger were pronounced dead. No additional information has been provided at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the deadly helicopter accident is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims) at this time.

Fatal Helicopter Crashes in Texas

Seadrift, TX - Pilot, Passenger Killed in Helicopter Crash along Texas GulfData demonstrate that accidents are more likely to occur on smaller aircraft, such as private planes and air taxis. The latter category includes helicopters. The NTSB reports that no fatal plane accidents involving commercial airlines occurred in the United States in 2015. General aviation aircraft, air taxis, commuter planes, and foreign or unregistered aircraft accounted for all 415 aviation fatalities in the United States that year.

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Note: Our team used secondary sources when creating this post. These sources include but are not limited to local and state police reports, local news reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about the accident described. Our team has not independently verified all the facts surrounding this accident.  For this reason, if you locate any information that is incorrect, please let us know immediately so that we can correct the error. We will remove a post if requested. 

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