Aviation Cases

Motley Rice seeks to hold accountable those responsible in personal injury or wrongful death cases that involve aviation crashes or incidents. Cases that we have litigated or are currently being litigated by Motley Rice or Motley Rice attorneys include:

Private Flight 
Embraer EMB-500/Phenom 100
Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland
Date: December 8, 2014

Private Flight
Aircraft: Gulfstream IV
Location: Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts 
Date: May 31, 2014 

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Disappearance
Boeing 777-200IGW
Location: South China Sea, Between Malaysia and Vietnam
Date: March 8, 2014

General Aviation 
Aircraft: Mooney M20R
Location: Boyne City, Michigan 
Date: January 6, 2014

Southwest Airlines Flight 345
Aircraft: Boeing 737-700
Location: LaGuardia Airport, New York
Date: July 22, 2013

Rediske Air
Aircraft: de Havilland DHC3 Otter
Location: Soldotna, Alaska
Date: July 7, 2013

Asiana Airlines Flight 214
Aircraft: Boeing 777-200ER
Location: San Francisco, California
Date: July 6, 2013

General Aviation
Aircraft: Piper PA-32
Location: Macon, GA
Date: May 27, 2013

National Airlines Flight 102
Aircraft: Boeing 747-428BCF
Location: Bagram Airfield, Parwan Afghanistan
Date: April 29, 2013

Southwest Airlines Flight 1610
Aircraft: Boeing 737
Location: Cleveland, OH
Date: April 22, 2012

Jetblue Flight 1088
Passenger Rights:
tarmac delay
Location: Hartford, CT
Date: October 29, 2011

Jet Logistics, Inc.
Aircraft: Beech 58
Location: High Point, NC
Date: March 30, 2011

American Airlines Flight 331
Aircraft: Boeing 737-800
Location: Kingston, Jamaica
Date: December 23, 2009

Alouette FAA Actions
Location: United States 
Date: 2009

General Aviation
Aircraft: Piper PA-23-250
Location: Summerville, SC
Date: October 21, 2009

Hudson River Mid-Air Collision
Aircraft: Piper PA-32R-300 / Eurocopter AS350 BA
Location: Hudson River near Hoboken, NJ
Date: August 9, 2009

Air France Flight 447
Aircraft: Airbus A330-230
Location: Atlantic Ocean, off the northeast corner of Brazil
Date: June 1, 2009

General Aviation
Aircraft: Beech A36
Location: Beauregard, AL
Date: May 15, 2009

British Airways 8456
Aircraft: Avro RJ100
Location: London, England
Date: February 13, 2009

Continental Connection/Colgan Air Flight 3407
Aircraft: Bombardier Dash-8 Q400
Location: Buffalo, NY
Date: February 12, 2009

Websta's Aviation Services, Inc. 
Aircraft: Rockwell International Turbo Commander 690B
Location: Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
Date: December 3, 2008

TAM Airlines Flight 3054
Aircraft: Airbus A320
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
Date: July 17, 2007

Kalitta Air
Aircraft: Boeing 747-200
Location: Bogota, Colombia
Date: July 7, 2008

University of Michigan Health System, medical flight crash
Aircraft: Cessna 550 (Citation II)
Location: Lake Michigan, WI
Date: June 4, 2007

Delta/Comair Flight 5191
Aircraft: Bombardier CRJ 100-ER
Location: Lexington, KY Blue Grass Airport
Date: August 27, 2006

Chalk's Ocean Airways d/b/a Flying Boat Inc. Flight 101
Aircraft: Grumman G-73T Turbo Mallard
Location: Miami Beach, FL
Date: December 19, 2005

Air France 0027
Passenger Rights: personal injury
Location: Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris, France
Date: September 25, 2005

West Caribbean Airways Flight 708
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas MD-82
Location: Near Machiques, Venezuela
Date: August 16, 2005

Air France Flight 358
Aircraft: Airbus A340-300
Location: Toronto-Pearson International Airport, Ontario, Canada
Date: August 2, 2005

Kam Air Flight 904
Aircraft: Boeing 737-200
Location: Chaperi Ghar, Afghanistan
Date: February 3, 2005

MK Airlines Flight 1602
Aircraft: Boeing 747-200F
Location: Halifax International Airport, Nova Scotia
Date: October 14, 2004

Pinnacle Airlines d/b/a Northwest Airlink Flight 3701
Aircraft: Bombardier CRJ 200 
Location: Jefferson City, MO
Date: October 14, 2004

Rico Linhas Aéreas Flight 4815
Aircraft: Embraer EMB-120-Brasilia
Location: 33km from Manaus, Brazil
Date: May 14, 2004

Colgan Air Inc., d/b/a US Airways Express Flight 9446
Aircraft: Raytheon/Beechcraft 1900D
Location: Near Hyannis, MA
Date: August 26, 2003

US Airways Express d/b/a Air Midwest Flight 5481
Aircraft: Raytheon/Beechcraft 1900D
Location: Charlotte, NC
Date: January 8, 2003

American Airlines Flight 587
Aircraft: Airbus A300
Location: Bell Harbor (Queens), NY
Date: November 12, 2001

The Four Planes of 9/11:
United Airlines Flight 93

Aircraft: Boeing 757-200 
Location: Near Shanksfield, PA

American Airlines Flight 77
Aircraft: Boeing 757-200
Location: Washington, D.C. (Pentagon)

United Airlines Flight 175
Aircraft: Boeing 767-200
Location: New York, NY (WTC 2)

American Airlines Flight 11
Aircraft: Boeing 767-200ER
Location: New York , NY (WTC 1)
Date: September 11, 2001

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries 
Aircraft: Mitsubishi MU-2B
Location: Hilton Head, SC
Date: August 1, 2001

Singapore Airlines Flight SQ006
Aircraft: Boeing 747-400
Location: Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek Airport, Taiwan
Date: October 31, 2000

Alaska Airlines Flight 261
Aircraft: MD-83
Location: Pacific Ocean, north of Los Angeles, CA
Date: January 31, 2000

EgyptAir Flight 990
Aircraft: Boeing 767-366ER
Location: Atlantic Ocean, near Nantucket Island, MA
Date: October 31, 1999

American Airlines Flight 1420
Aircraft: MD-82
Location: Little Rock, AR
Date: June 1, 1999

Pan American World Airways Flight 103
Aircraft: Boeing 747-100 
Location: Lockerbie, Scotland
Date: December 21, 1988