HESPERIA, CALIFORNIA (March 6, 2017) – A pilot was killed when his small experimental aircraft crashed on Tuesday morning near the Hesperia Airport, according to a coroner’s report. (map)
55-year-old Robert Alexander was piloting a Quickstar MXL II, an ultra-light sports aircraft, when he took off from the Hesperia Airport runway around 10:00 a.m. Moments after takeoff, the small plane experienced issues and crashed into a field off Santa Fe Avenue.
Robert Alexander was tragically pronounced dead at the scene and the investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time. Initial reports indicate that Robert Alexander and others may have built the plane themselves.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all the family members and friends of Robert Alexander as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys 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. Serving Hesperia, Los Angeles, San Diego, and throughout California, 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.