HOUSTON, TEXAS (December 28, 2016) – An Army National Guard Helicopter crashed near Houston on Wednesday, causing two fatalities according to a local news source. (map)
The helicopter, carrying two crew members, was part of the Army National Guard’s 36th Combat Aviation Brigade and was flying a training mission from Ellington Field. A round 3:50 pm, the helicopter crashed near the Bayport Cruise Terminal in Pasadena.
The two crew members aboard the helicopter were both sadly pronounced dead. Witnesses say they saw the helicopter break apart in midair, and the investigation into the fatal accident is ongoing at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.