Columbus, GA (November 18, 2018) – In Georgia on Friday, November 16, a helicopter crash took place when a Drug Task helicopter went down in the area of Montgomery.
The Metro Narcotics Task Force helicopter was flying to Clanton for routine maintenance when the helicopter suddenly struck a power line that stretched expansively to different counties. The helicopter went down in the water at the time of the crash.
The pilot was not located and is believed to have not survived. He is a Columbus police officer. Diving teams have been investigating the incident and trying to find the victim.
The investigation continues.
Accidents that take place in the air over Georgia are very serious accidents and can easily end in the loss of life. We want to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the loved one involved in this accident at this time.
Helicopter Accident in Georgia
According to statistics, the instances of helicopter accidents over the years have vastly decreased. In 2016 alone, there were 106 helicopter crashes across the entire U.S. Though they are rarer than the motor vehicle accidents that take place, they still continue to happen, wreaking havoc on the lives of those who have lost someone close to them.
At the Nye Law Group, we understand just how devastating and traumatic it can be to lose a loved one in one of these serious accidents, which is why we don’t want you to be alone during this difficult time. At the Nye Law Group, we are avid about offering you our support if your loved one has been taken from you too soon in one of these accidents. We pride ourselves on easing the difficult process that is any type of injury or wrongful death claim. Contact us for more information on how we can play a role in your case at 912-200-5230.
Note: A variety of outside sources including news bulletins and police reports were used to create these posts and report on the injuries involved. Due to this, the details of these accidents have not been independently confirmed by our team and writing staff. In the event that false information is included in the story, please contact us immediately with the post’s title and the incorrect information, and we will correct the content.
Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.