- Danny Cevallos: Balloon accidents not strictly comparable to other aircraft disasters and law is less settled
- A study found that over 12 years, there were 78 balloon crashes and five deaths in the United States
Danny Cevallos (@CevallosLaw) is a CNN Legal Analyst and a personal injury and criminal defense attorney practicing in Pennsylvania and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)A hot air balloon believed to be carrying 16 people crashed in Texas after catching fire midflight on Saturday morning. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, there were no survivors.