We have represented victims of more than 25 major air disasters and well over 250 crashes and other incidents involving smaller aircraft, including planes, helicopters, experimental aircraft and military aircraft. The following is a representative list of some of the major aviation cases our firm has handled:

  • El Al Airlines, Boeing 747-200 (crash) – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Pan American Airlines/KLM Airlines, Boeing 747 – Canary Islands

  • Icelandic Airlines, DC-8 (hard landing)

  • Lufthansa Airlines, Boeing 747 (crash) – Nairobi

  • Pan American Airlines, DC-8 (crash) – Pago Pago

  • United Airlines, Boeing 747 (door loss) – Hawaii to New Zealand

  • Lauda Airlines, Boeing 747 (crash) – Thailand

  • Alaska Airlines, Boeing 727 (crash) – Juneau, Alaska

  • United Airlines, Boeing 737-200 (crash) – Chicago

  • Hughes Airlines, DC-9 (crash) – Wemme, Oregon

  • Mexicana Airlines, Boeing 727 (in-flight fire and crash) – Mexico

  • Eastern Airlines, DC-9 (crash) – Denver, Colorado

  • Alaska Airlines, MD-82 (runway crash) – PV Mexico to Sea-Tac (1997)

  • Air Portugal, Boeing 727 (runway crash) – Portugal

  • American Airlines, Lockheed Electra (prop accident) – Washington

  • Capital International Airlines, DC-8 (crash) – Newfoundland

  • Alaska Airlines, Boeing 727 (decompression) – Los Angeles to Portland

  • Japan Airlines, Boeing 747 (crash) – Tokyo to Osaka

  • USAF C5A (military air crash) – Saigon

  • Turkish Airlines, DC-10 (crash) – Paris, France

  • Birgenair, Boeing 757 (crash) – Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

  • American Airlines, Flight 102, DC-10 (runway crash) – Honolulu to Dallas

  • Alaska Airlines, Flight 261, MD-83 (crash) – near Ventura, California

  • Silk Air, Boeing 737 (crash) – Patenbang, Indonesia

  • Aeroferinco, LET 410 (crash) – Holland America Line shore excursion near Chichen Itza, Mexico

  • Reno Air Race Disaster, P-51 (crash into grandstands) – Reno, Nevada

  • Promech Air (now Taquan Air), de Haviland DHC-3 Otter (crash) – Holland America Line shore excursion near Misty Fjords National Monument, Alaska

Due to the unique nature of aviation accidents, Krutch Lindell does not publish aviation-related settlement and verdict figures to protect our clients' privacy.  However, we have been involved in some of the largest jury verdicts in Washington State history and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients. 

To learn more about our aviation accident practice, click here.

new case inquiries: (206) 892-3121

general: (206) 682-1505

3316 Fuhrman Ave. E, Suite 250 
Seattle, WA 98102, USA

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