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Flight Instructor Robert Gintz Injured in Piper Plane Crash in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE (December 19, 2017) – Robert Gintz, a FAA certified flight instructor, was reportedly among the three victims injured in a plane crash in Knoxville on Tuesday, according to an article by (map)

The accident happened around 3:18 pm on Tuesday, December 19th. A plane carrying three people had taken off from the Knoxville Downtown Island Airport, and crashed a short time later in front of a home at 1114 Groner Drive. The plane clipped several trees and landed on top of an unoccupied car.

The three men inside were able to escape the plane, but all three sustained injuries. All three were hospitalized, and Robert “Bobby” Gintz was reportedly released from the hospital on Wednesday. Bobby Gintz has been certified as a commercial pilot since 2004, but only received his flight instructor’s license in January of this year.

The investigation into Tuesday’s accident is just beginning. The NTSB and the FAA will investigate what caused the plane to crash. Lexton Law is still retrieving information, and will update this blog as more info becomes available.

“We wish a swift recovery to those injured in this plane crash. With pilots on staff, Lexton Law is an expert in the area of aviation cases,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law.

At Lexton Law, we provide the best legal representation that will help you win a settlement. We will work hard to obtain the just compensation for your injuries, losses and suffering and to pursue the justice you deserve. You are not alone in this. We also offer to retrieve the accident report for you, entirely free of charge… whether you retain our firm or not. Call us at (877) 541-2111 for a free consultation and speak with our lawyers today.


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