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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Category : Plane accident claims

    Aviation accidents: Slips and trips


    Common causes of air accident injury claims are slips and trips. Slips and trips can be dangerous and lead to personal injuries such as bruises, twisted ankles, back injuries or even broken bones. How do slips and trips happen during passenger flights? Passengers could firstly fall or slip on their way to the aircraft, potentially….

    Can I claim for an injury at an airport?


    Probably none of us embarks on a journey expecting mishaps and danger, but they may sometimes happen and there may be an unfortunate time when you will need to ask, ‘Can I claim for an injury at an airport?’, because you have slipped or tripped while you were in the airport complex or on board….

    How can airplane turbulence cause injuries?


    Nowadays we often board passenger jets without any worries about our personal safety, and why should we? Apart from the obvious, yet minuscule, chance of the plane actually crashing, what other dangers could we possibly face? Well there are quite a few actually, and air turbulence related accidents are right at the top of the….

    Injuries you could sustain in an airport


    How many times this year have you been to the airport? Perhaps you were travelling on business, heading off on a weekend away with friends, flying home or jetting off on a holiday with family. Whatever your reason for going to the airport, you probably don’t pay a thought to your personal safety once you’re….

    Flight attendant accident claim


    Suffering an injury while working as a flight accident can have a serious impact on your life, so you may well be able to make a flight attendant accident claim. Flight attendant duties often include working in a tight environment while the aeroplane is buffeted by air turbulence. This can cause you to trip and….

    Compensation for emergency landing injuries


    The thought of an emergency landing would probably make most people nervous of travelling on an aeroplane. While emergency landings are actually very rare – especially considering the number of flights in operation each and every day – there is always the potential one may have cause to happen. It is very important to remember….

    Aeroplane pilot accident claim


    All jobs can have their risks and going through an accident can be a traumatic experience.  Many people fear having an accident travelling by aeroplane, even though statistically it is less likely than having an accident on the road.  What many do not think about, of course, is that it is not only passengers who….

    In Focus: Aircraft Emergency Oxygen System


    Statistically, travelling by aeroplane is one of the safest ways to travel, but if you’ve been involved in a travel accident, the consequences can be very serious. Air travel is quick, convenient and safe, but accidents do happen from time to time. If you’ve been injured while boarding or getting off an aeroplane or you’ve….

    Accident hazards for airport baggage handlers


    Baggage handlers often work in extreme conditions, spending extended periods of time lifting and carrying heavy objects in noisy, wet and cold environments. We often express our irritation at the airport for our baggage being over the allowed weight, but sometimes we do not realise that this translates to as many problems for baggage handlers….

    Aviation accidents: Spilt hot beverages


    When it comes to guarding against accidents on holiday and the need for subsequent claims for travel accident compensation, the vast majority of the focus is geared towards staying safe having reached the destination itself. Accidents whilst travelling, however, have the potential to put just as much of a dampener on proceedings, and it’s important….

    Rush hour accidents: Commuting by flight


    The use of air travel to commute is becoming ever more common. As budget carriers aggressively drop prices, it is in some cases, more economical to travel by plane than by train. Thankfully, statistically, air travel is the safest form of transport and accidents involving aeroplanes are few and far between. In this article, Accident….

    Aviation accidents: Turbulence


    All of us will have probably experienced airplane turbulence whilst flying. However, many would not consider it as the cause of personal injury. In fact, accidents relating to turbulence are on the increase. If you have had an injury on a passenger jet as a result of in-flight turbulence, then you could be a claimant….

    Flight attendant accident counselling


    Your accident, while working as a flight attendant could have well hit you both mentally and emotionally, leading to you being prescribed flight attendant accident counselling. While being prescribed counselling could well be crucial for recovery, it can prove to be very costly. In an ideal world, you would be able to receive your counselling….

    How to safely operate a power plane


    Power planes are used in construction to quickly and easily resize a piece of wood with the minimum of physical effort. The reason they can cut wood so easily is that they are very sharp; this, in addition to the fact that they are electrically powered, makes them quite dangerous to use. What is a….

    Airline Accidents: Manual handling (Staff)


    Flying is one of the safest modes of transport, however, working for an airline doesn’t simply involve sitting back and enjoying the flight. When working on aircraft and in airports, accidents at work can occur, with manual handling being a prevailing risk for airline workers. How manual handling injuries occur Regardless of the industry in….

    Aviation accidents: Unlikely event of a crash


    It is extremely unlikely that you will be a victim of an aviation accident involving a crash. The safety checks and procedures concerning airplanes mean that aviation has a very good safety record, and we have all heard the saying that it is safer to travel by air than on the roads. However, nothing is….

    How common are aeroplane accidents?


    Statistically, you are much more likely to be involved in a road traffic accident than an aeroplane accident, but if you read the newspapers or watch the bulletins, you will be aware that plane crashes do happen now and again. What causes aeroplane accidents? Many of the most common causes of aeroplane accidents are shared….

    Flight attendant injury advice


    Being a flight attendant may draw envy from friends and family, but mishaps can happen and if you have been injured during your work, it is in your best interest to seek flight attendant injury advice. One reason why people seek advice following an accident is to learn the options available to them. Here at….

    Compensation for injuries during a flight


    Millions of people board aeroplanes on a daily basis to travel all over the world. Fortunately, the vast majority of these passengers arrive at their destination without suffering any mishaps. However, there are many situations that have the potential to cause injuries during a flight. One of the commonest of these is tripping over items….

    Can I get counselling for an accident as an aeroplane pilot?


    While this may not be the most common of queries we receive each year, if you’ve had a pilot related accident, you may well be able to make a claim for counselling and other financial compensation. Professional, regular counselling can be costly, but you may not have much of a choice if you’ve been involved….

    Airline accidents: Jet lag (staff)


    Depending on the industry you work in, accidents at work not only vary in severity of risk, but in type too. There are many, such as jet lag in airline workers, which are so industry-specific that they can simply seem like an unwritten con of the job. This being considered, if you, as an airline….

    Ships vs. aeroplanes: Which is safer?


    If you are planning a trip overseas, you may be weighing up your options when it comes to modes of transport and one factor you may consider is safety. Many people assume that travelling by air is very dangerous because aeroplane accidents are usually serious and seem much more dramatic and devastating than road traffic….

    Common hazards in the airline industry


    If you work in the airline industry, you may be employed as cabin crew, or you may work as ground staff at the airport, behind check-in desks, as a baggage handler or even refuelling aircraft. There are plenty of common hazards in the airline industry which could lead to injuries or even fatalities, and it’s….

    Plane accident claims


    Whether you’re flying to a destination abroad, taking a domestic flight in the UK or even getting on a private plane or commercial plane, most of us don’t stop to think about our safety when we fly. Flying has become something that many of us do on a fairly regular basis, but there are still….

    Treating plane accident injuries


    Planes are very safe places to be! Even though plane accidents are very highly publicised – they are very rare. Of course, the less severe plane accidents are not reported at all. If you tripped on a faulty step as you were getting onto or off an aeroplane it is unlikely to make headline news…..

    The symptoms of plane accident injuries


    Being involved in a plane accident is a very stressful experience. It can leave you feeling confused and frightened. It is not always easy to get medical help to you quickly and there may be hundreds of people looking at you! If the accident in which you were hurt was not your own fault, it….

    The long term effects of being involved in a plane accident


    The long term effects of being involved in a plane accident can be physical, emotional or financial. All three are very worrying and all can disrupt your life and the life of your family. However, the good news is that you do not have to cope alone because Accident Advice Helpline is here to help….

    Claiming for a plane accident


    Some accidents are very common – sadly, road traffic accidents fall into this category. Other types of accidents are very rare and this includes plane accidents. Therefore, when you have been injured in a plane accident that was not your fault you can be left feeling very alone. It is unlikely that you will have….

    The cost of claiming for a plane accident


    When you have been injured in a plane accident that was not your fault, there are a few things that can put you off starting a personal injury claim. Perhaps you have been talking to a friend who had a bad experience when they tried to claim? You should not let this put you off….

    How you could become involved in a plane accident


    When you think about how you could become involved in a plane accident you usually think about catastrophic mechanical failures that result in the plane crashing on take-off or landing or when it is mid-flight. Obviously, this type of plane accident does occur but they are extremely rare. You have probably heard the old saying….

    Aeroplane crash claim


    Been in a plane crash and seeking help with an aeroplane crash claim? If you have been in a plane crash, you can get compensated for this under the following conditions… • The aeroplane crash took place within the last 2 years • The aeroplane crash was caused by some other person • Because of the….

    Aeroplane accident claims


    Aeroplane accident claims are thankfully not common. In fact, they are so rare that many air accidents make the national news. Most news stories involve the larger aircraft that carry hundreds of passengers. Of course, accidents involving much smaller aircraft such as fixed wing microlights happen as well. Microlights are lightweight one- or two-seater fixed-wing aircraft. They….

    Airplane accident claims


    Airplane accident claims are very unusual. The aviation industry has an enviable safety record and the huge range of safety checks and procedures help to make flying on an aircraft one of the safest modes of transport. We have all heard the old saying that we are more likely to get run over crossing the….

    Airline Accidents


    If you have sustained an injury due to an airline accident, or you have sustained an injury in an airport, you could be eligible to make a compensation claim. Airline accidents are more common than you might think, despite air travel statistically being the safest type of travel. Airline accidents – the different types of….

    Air accidents


    Have you been injured in air accidents? Any kind of accident is enough to shake you up but when you’ve been injured in air accidents because of someone else, it’s time to make an injury claim. Your safety is the responsibility of those in charge while you’re in the air and if their negligence has….

    Aircraft Accidents


    Aircraft accidents are thankfully few and far between, but when they do occur, they can be extremely frightening and perhaps fatal for some or possibly all onboard. There have been many high-profile aircraft accidents across the years, with particularly harrowing incidents including the Air France Flight 447, which crashed in the Atlantic on its way….

    Air Accident Investigation


    An air accident encompasses many different circumstances and accounts for a wide range of accident types – perhaps involving an aircraft, helicopter, or even a hang glider or paraglider.  An air accident investigation is undertaken following any accident, whether by an insurance company or even the police if the accident was severe. The purpose of….

    Airplane accidents


    Airplane accidents Airplane accidents are one of the rarest types of accidents to happen to any of us.  But if you are unlucky enough to be involved in an accident in a plane then it could have a significant impact on your life, one which could prove expensive and require long term respite care and….

    Plane accidents


    Unfortunately accidents do not discriminate between members of the public and many people can find themselves the victims of an injury, often through no fault of their own. If you are wondering how you could become involved in a plane accident and find yourself needing to claim compensation for your injuries, Accident Advice Helpline is….

    Aeroplane accident


    Aeroplane accident figures They say an aeroplane accident is far less likely to occur than say a road or rail accident. The available statistics do back this up, which is something we can perhaps take comfort in. Despite the ranting of the doom and gloom brigade, a plane accident is a lot more survivable than….

    Aeroplane accident advice


    A quote you have probably heard is that travel by air is much safer than travel by car or train. With the advent of budget airlines over the last decade or so, more of us are taking flights to destinations around the globe. Mainland Europe is more accessible than ever with low season flights at….

    Air Accident


    What sort of air accident could I get compensation for? There are three main categories of air accident. Who you can claim compensation from will depend on what type of accident you’ve been involved in: 1. An injury whilst on a domestic flight If you were flying within a UK country, for example Glasgow to….

    Air Accident Compensation


    If you have been injured in the course of a flight, you may be able to make an air accident compensation claim. Air accident compensation claims If you’ve been injured working in the air, you might find it helpful to have a read of our page on work injury claims. Alternatively, you may have been….


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