Sicily Island, LA – Jakob T. Porter Killed in Plane Crash near Highway 425
Sicily Island, LA (May 20, 2021) – An airplane accident reported in northeast Louisiana claimed one person’s life on Wednesday. On May 19, emergency crews were called to the site of an accident off Highway 425.
Reports from authorities show that 22-year-old Jakob T. Porter was flying a single-engine Air Tractor 502 along Highway 425 when he was involved in a crash about five miles south of Sicily Island.
Porter, who was the pilot and sole occupant of the plane, was declared deceased at the scene due to his injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation with the Federal Aviation Administration.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Jakob T. Porter. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Plane Accidents in Louisiana
Every day, accidents leave hundreds of people across our state with injuries. Airplanes, in particular, present unique challenges for travelers. In many cases, aviation accidents are a result of defective parts, pilot errors, and instances of neglect. When people lose their lives in serious accidents, due to negligence, their families may have legal options available to help them move forward. Surviving relatives can reach out to a reputable wrongful death attorney in Louisiana as soon as possible to explore legal options available to help them get the justice they deserve from those who cause them harm.
Our team at Smiley Law Firm truly cares about the well-being of our clients. When families lose loved ones in aviation accidents, we strive to provide them with the best chances of holding wrongdoers accountable and getting the justice they deserve. It is important that you have a team by your side that is committed to guiding and assisting you every step of the way. Our plane accident attorneys in Louisiana are concerned about results, and we make it a priority to be there for each of our clients to answer questions they have, to help them avoid legal missteps, and to deal with the complications that arise throughout the legal process. If your loved one has lost their life as a result of a plane, helicopter, or other aviation accident, reach out to our personal injury attorneys in Louisiana at your earliest convenience. By calling our team at 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222, we can schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to explore the legal options available to you.
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Disclaimer: These posts are created to raise awareness about the dangers of driving in Louisiana. We hope that by casting light on serious accidents like this one, other drivers will take heed, and avoid being seriously injured in a similar accident. This post is not a solicitation for business. The information contained in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene.
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