Flight Instructor and Prominent Businessman Perish in Missouri Piper PA-32 Crash
On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Robert Groh, 64, president and CEO of GEO-Synthetics of Waukesha, Wisconsin, and James Quinn, 66, flight instructor at Wisconsin Aviation, died when their Piper PA-32 airplane crashed on final approach to the Kirksville Regional Airport in Missouri. FlightAware, a flight tracking website, indicated that they departed from Centennial Airport in Colorado for an Illinois destination. Early reports suggest Kirksville was a planned fuel stop. The links embedded below provide preliminary news coverage of this flight-related tragedy and we at Pilot Law, P.C. are actively investigating this unfortunate incident. We are keenly sympathetic to affected parties in tragedies such as this, having litigated dozens like it in courts throughout the country and abroad. In cases such as this, affected parties may have legal recourse against various entities, including the aircraft and/or component manufacturers and the owner/operator of the aircraft. We at Pilot Law, P.C. bring years’ of experience and expertise to bear and will diligently and relentlessly pursue the truth on behalf of the victims and their families.