Pilot John Spencer Killed in Plane Crash Near Palo Alto Airport
LOCATION: Palo Alto
DATE OF ACCIDENT: Tuesday, September 4th
September 6, 2018 – The pilot killed in a plane crash on Tuesday near Palo Alto airport has been identified as John Spencer, of Placerville.
According to a local news source, a single-engine Mooney M20 crash landed, for reasons still under investigation, in a body of water near Palo Alto Duck Pond on Embarcadero Road shortly after 11 a.m. on Tuesday.
Officials said the male pilot, later identified as Spencer, died in the accident.
Nancy Dellamaria and Chloe King Injured in Palo Alto Plane Accident
As per the article, Spencer piloted for Angel Flight West–a program providing free flights for people who need medical treatment. The deceased was reportedly flying 49-year-old Nancy Dellamaria, and 16-year-old Chloe King from Redding to Palo Alto for a medical appointment at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford.
Authorities mentioned the mother and daughter survived the crash and are recovering.
The National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration are the agencies handling the investigation.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, and our prayers to all the parties involved and their families in this difficult time.
Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Lawyer
Lawyers from Johnson Attorneys Group are well-knowledged and familiar with the state’s aviation laws. Our attorneys can provide the necessary legal assistance to family members of plane crash victims in identifying the persons or companies at-fault and their liabilities for the trauma that they suffered in an accident.
In this specific case, authorities are still determining the precise circumstances that led to the plane crash. If officials prove that negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor in the accident, the family members of Mr. John Spencer may have the right to a wrongful death claim. Furthermore, Ms. Nancy Dellamaria and Ms. Chloe King may file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party or entity.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a similar incident, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorney Group. You may call our experienced wrongful death and personal injury attorneys at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and we will provide you with a free consultation and help you take the right steps after your accident.