More Detail Uncovered After Deadly Hot Air Balloon Accident

Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC || 1-Aug-2016

More details have emerged after America’s most deadly hot air balloon accident killed sixteen people in Texas last Saturday. The company and the pilot involved in the hot air balloon crash have been identified. According to investigators, the hot air balloon was operated and owned by Heart of Texas Hot Air Balloon Rides. According to the Better Business Bureau, the Heart of Texas Hot Air Balloon Rides is registered and operates in New Braunfels, Austin, and San Marcos locations. The company's website lists balloon rides around south and central Texas and can hold up to 24 passengers. According to the BBB, the Heart of Texas Hot Air Balloon Rides is not accredited and has a D+ rating with the bureau. A spokesperson for the Balloon Federation of America said accidents occur due to a variety of common factors such as wind, weather, and contact with live electrical lines. The investigation of the deadly hot air balloon crash by FAA and NTSB continues.

The loss of life during what is suppose to be an exciting excursion is a devastating event. Many of these types of horrible accidents can be preventable. The St. Louis law firm of Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC, has been helping thousands of victims through their legal journey in Missouri and across the country. If you are facing a legal situation following a tragic accident, contact a personal injury lawyer at Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC, for trust legal representation. We pride ourselves in helping innocent victims recover monetary restitution after an unfortunate accident. Contact our law office to schedule a free case review today.


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