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Phuket Plane Crash

Phuket Air Disaster

Irwin Mitchell are acting on behalf of people who were injured and the relatives of some of those killed in the recent Phuket air disaster.

Accident Abroad - Plane Crash

123 passengers and 7 crew were on board the One-Two-Go McDonnell Douglas plane which crashed, broke into two parts and burst into flames as it struggled to land in bad weather on 16th September 2007. 89 people died in the crash, including 8 Britons.

Irwin Mitchell have been instructed by relatives of some of the deceased British, Irish and Australian nationals as well as by some of those who were injured.

The case is currently at an investigative stage, with the likely cause of the crash being either pilot error or faulty maintenance. Proceedings are contemplated against both the owner of the aircraft and the carrier.


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