towers

Aviation Interest

Tower Builder Sued In Connection With 2011 Accident

Pilot’s Family Said Structure Was Purposely Designed To Avoid FAA Visibility Requirements – Ag pilot Stephen Allen was fatally injured in January, 2011, after his airplane struck a 198-foot-tall meteorological tower that, according to the NTSB’s probable cause report, he likely did not see. His family has filed suit against the tower’s builders, saying it was purposely designed to avoid FAA visibility requirements.

Aviation Interest

Tower Builder Sued In Connection With 2011 Accident

Pilot’s Family Said Structure Was Purposely Designed To Avoid FAA Visibility Requirements – Ag pilot Stephen Allen was fatally injured in January, 2011, after his airplane struck a 198-foot-tall meteorological tower that, according to the NTSB’s probable cause report, he likely did not see. His family has filed suit against the tower’s builders, saying it was purposely designed to avoid FAA visibility requirements.