Escamilla Law Group, PLLC.

Call For A Free Consultation

(623) 562-3838

Escamilla Law Group, PLLC.

Gold Canyon, AZ – Man Injured in Paraplane Accident at Desert Wells Recreation Area

Maricopa County, AZ - 2 Seriously Injured in ATV Accident on SR 87

Gold Canyon, AZ (January 18, 2020) – Authorities from the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office say that a man was hurt on Saturday morning when his paraplane crashed.

According to officials, it happened in the Desert Wells Recreation Area near Gold Canyon, just east of the Valley. The pilot, a 50-year-old man, suffered a fractured leg when his paraplane hit a barrier. It appears that his aircraft did not get high enough off the ground, which may have caused the incident.

The pilot’s current condition, as well as the status of any other victims, is unclear. The Federal Aviation Administration has been called out to investigate the crash.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time in hopes of a full recovery.

Air Accidents in Arizona 

Gold Canyon, AZ - Man Injured in Paraplane Accident at Desert Wells Recreation AreaPer a report from the Aviation Safety Network, only one fatality accident occurs in every three million flights. However, injuries and crashes involving small planes are more common and can occur due to pilot error, faulty equipment or inclement weather. Even minor air accidents can mean serious injuries for victims and their families.

Though these air accidents are rare, they are often traumatic, both physically and emotionally. If you’ve been injured in a plane crash, you should contact a personal injury attorney to review your options.

At ELG Law, our team of attorneys is dedicated to helping you get the justice you deserve after a serious accident. Our experienced, highly-skilled attorneys have spent years fighting for victims and their families and are ready to help you today. Contact us to set up your free consultation at (623) 562-3838.

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

Disclaimer: As members of the local Phoenix and broader Arizona community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.

Related posts

Mesa, AZ – Two Killed in Fatal Car Accident on Recker Road

Mesa, AZ – Police Officer Injured in Auto Accident on Main Street

Mesa, AZ (June 17, 2019) – On June 16th, a Mesa police officer was injured after his patrol vehicle was rear-ended in an auto accident early Sunday morning, just before...

Read More
Tucson, AZ - Man Killed in Train Auto Accident Near North San Pedro Street

Tucson, AZ – Man Killed in Train Accident Near North San Pedro Street

Tucson, AZ (June 17, 2019) – On June 17th, a man was killed after his vehicle was rear-ended struck by a train on Monday morning. The accident occurred in Benson,...

Read More
Tucson, AZ - Vehicle Collides with Home Near North La Cholla Boulevard

Tucson, AZ – Vehicle Collides with Home Near North La Cholla Boulevard

Tucson, AZ (June 17, 2019) – On June 15th, a vehicle crashed into a home near North La Cholla Boulevard and West Shaffer Place, just before 5:00 a.m. According to officials,...

Read More
Translate »