Navigating the Skies: Understanding Airplane Accidents and Personal Injury Claims in Maine

According to a recent article a small plane crashed in Litchfield, Maine, claiming the lives of two individuals. The Kennebec County sheriff’s office confirmed the tragic deaths. The ill-fated flight, identified as WIG634, took off from Lewiston’s municipal airport on what was described as a routine training flight. The plane, a Beechcraft Model 99, was not carrying cargo at the time of the crash, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The identities of the victims, who were part of the flight crew, have not been disclosed out of respect for their families and friends.

When it comes to personal injury cases stemming from aviation incidents, the experienced team at Peter Thompson & Associates is dedicated to helping victims seek justice and compensation.

Understanding Airplane Accidents:

Airplane accidents can occur for various reasons, including mechanical failures, pilot errors, weather-related issues, or even air traffic control mistakes. It is crucial to recognize the complexities surrounding aviation incidents and the unique challenges they pose when pursuing a personal injury claim.

  • Jurisdiction and Venue: When an airplane accident occurs within the state of Maine, jurisdiction and venue play a significant role in determining where a personal injury case should be filed.
  • Investigating the Cause: Determining the cause of an airplane accident is a critical step in building a strong personal injury case. Doing so often requires a complex and dedicated team of investigators and experts working together to uncover the truth.
  • Pursuing Compensation: Victims of airplane accidents may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.


Facing the aftermath of an airplane accident can be overwhelming. The legal team at Peter Thompson & Associates is not only committed to pursuing justice but also providing compassionate support to victims and their families throughout the legal process. Their personalized approach ensures that clients feel heard and understood during a challenging time.

Airplane accidents are complex events that require the expertise of seasoned attorneys who understand both the intricacies of aviation law and the unique aspects of Maine’s legal system. Peter Thompson & Associates is dedicated to standing by victims and their families, offering unwavering advocacy and legal support to help them rebuild their lives after a tragic incident in the Maine skies. If you or a loved one has been affected by an airplane accident, don’t hesitate to reach out to the experienced legal team at Peter Thompson & Associates for guidance and representation. Give us a call at 207-874-0909 or visit our website now.

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