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New Orleans, LA – UPDATE: Anchor Identified In Fatal Crash Near Lakefront Airport

New Orleans, LA (August 18, 2019) – A well-known and respected New Orleans anchor has been identified by authorities as one of the two victims in a fatal airplane crash. The accident happened on Friday, August 16, while the anchor was shooting a story in a stunt airplane. The airplane crashed near the area of New Orleans Lakefront Airport in New Orleans East.

The deceased victim has been identified as 53-year-old Nancy Parker. Parker and the plane’s pilot were killed in the crash, both of which were pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the pilot has not been released at this time. 

Further details surrounding the accident have not yet been released. Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Nancy Parker and the other deceased victim at this time.

Airplane Accidents in Louisiana

New Orleans, LA - UPDATE: Anchor Identified In Fatal Crash Near Lakefront AirportAccidents involving small aircraft make up for nearly 98 percent of all airplane crashes in the United States. Often, these incidents are due to pilot error or engine failures, but there are many other factors that could be involved in an airplane crash. Unfortunately, the force of a crash landing can be fatal under severe circumstances. 

When someone is killed in a tragic plane crash, it is a very unexpected event. It can put a strain on the surviving family members who have to take on the resulting emotional suffering. In some cases, the surviving family members of a victim can contact a Louisiana wrongful death attorney to seek justice. 

For over 26 years, the firm of Fisher Injury Lawyers has made it our duty to help the families of those lost in unexpected accidents. We understand that the recovery process can be extremely difficult, and we are here to help. Give us a call at 225-766-1234 to discuss your case today. 

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Disclaimer: Fisher Injury Lawyers is an involved member of our local community, and as such, our intent is always to improve the lives and safety of those in our community. These accidents are a devastating reality of life in our cities and across our state. Our hearts go out to all those affected by them. We hope that by casting a light on these accidents, we will encourage others to take more care in their daily lives to avoid accidents in the future. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information included in them should not be construed as legal or medical advice. If you’ve been involved in an accident, you should contact a qualified attorney to discuss the specifics of your case. We wish the best for all those affected by these accidents. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.