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United Airlines Emergency Landing Flight 6517 Tucson AZ

Jul 22, 2016

Incident report:

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  • Date: February 7, 2016
  • Location: Tucson, Arizona, United States
  • Airline: United Airlines
  • Type of Aircraft: Bombardier CRJ
  • Type of Incident: Emergency landing, smoke-filled cabin
  • Total Passengers: 77
  • Injuries: Unknown
  • Fatalities: 0

United Airlines Emergency Landing Flight 6517 Tucson(Tucson, AZ Tuesday, February 8, 2016) A United Airlines Bombardier CRJ aircraft, operated by Skywest Airlines and carrying 77 passengers and crew was forced to make an emergency landing in Tucson, Arizona after acrid smoke and fumes filled the cockpit and cabin, forcing some passengers to evacuate the plane by jumping off the wings after the plane had safely landed.

The pilots of the aircraft, bound for Los Angeles’ LAX from Tucson, were forced to return to Tucson almost immediately after departure.

The scene on the ground after landing quickly became chaotic, but there were no injuries, hospitalizations, or fatalities immediately reported. Several mothers reported covering their baby’s and children’s faces with towels or clothing items to prevent them from inhaling the fumes.

KLM Law has been retained by several victims for representation in this case. Since our team is already intimately familiar with the details of this incident, if you were injured in this accident or believe you are due compensation, perhaps you would like to consult with one of our experienced aviation lawyers.

If so, please use the form at right or below and we will respond as soon as possible.

Helicopter Crash Arizona Memorial Tour in Honolulu Hawaii(Honolulu, Hawaii – February 23, 2016) A sightseeing tour helicopter, operated by Genesis Aviation, crashed into the waters of Pearl Harbor, in Honolulu, Hawaii, near the Arizona Memorial, injuring at least 3 people. One of the injured, a 15-year old boy, was initially listed in critical condition and died today. Two others, members of the same Canadian family, were also hospitalized in serious condition.

The Bell-206B chopper was on its way back to Honolulu after touring the area known as Waimea, and the accident was witnessed by several people at a nearby visitor center. The copter was piloted by a member of the Army National Guard, known as a highly experienced pilot.

There were five people on board at the time of the crash.

An investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board is ongoing.

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