Franklin Township, NJ – Gerald Asselta Killed in Plane Crash on Tuckahoe Rd

Franklin Township, NJ – Gerald Asselta Killed in Plane Crash on Tuckahoe Rd

Franklin Township, NJ (January 12, 2021) – Authorities in Franklin Township were called to the site of a plane collision that ended with fatal injuries. At approximately 12:54 p.m., on January 11, the Franklin Township Police Department responded to the scene of a crash on Tuckahoe Road.

Reports from authorities show that 64-year-old Gerald Asselta was flying a single-engine, ultralight aircraft in the area when it crashed into a wooded area located just 1/4-mile north of the intersection of Tuckahoe Road and Harding Highway. Investigations find that Asselta left a home located in the Vineland area and was traveling near the Vineland-Downstown Airport before crashing. However, officials are not away of whether Asselta was attempting to land the aircraft when it crashed.

The pilot was fatally injured in the accident. Emergency crews arrived at the scene and found the man deceased underneath the aircraft. At this time, the incident remains under investigation with the Federal Aviation Administration.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them at this time. Learning that a loved one lost their life in an accident is truly devastating. Knowing that they lost their life under circumstances that could have been avoided just makes the loss even more unbearable.

Our New Jersey wrongful death attorneys at Metro Law are available 24-hours a day to help bereaved families by answering questions they may have about legal options available to them after enduring the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one. Call (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation with our wrongful death attorneys in New Jersey.

Fatal Plane Accidents in New Jersey

Franklin Township, NJ – Gerald Asselta Killed in Plane Crash on Tuckahoe RdEvery year, countless people lose their lives in plane accidents across the country. In many cases, pilot error, defective parts, and inclement weather cause these horrific and unexpected accidents. When victims lose their lives in fatal plane accidents in our state, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in New Jersey to explore legal options available for them.

Over the years, Metro Law’s plane accident attorneys in New Jersey have helped countless families collect full and fair compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens resulting from the loss of a loved one. Our team works diligently to ensure families are able to recover from the tragic loss of a loved one. Contact our personal injury attorneys in New Jersey at (800) 469-6476 to come in for a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience.

Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post. 

Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.