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Southern Air Crash Lands At Deadman's Cay With 'Gears Up'

Unread post by bimjim » Sun Oct 02, 2016

http://www.tribune242.com/news/2016/oct ... cay-gears/

Southern Air Flight Crash Lands At Deadman's Cay With 'Gears Up'
Saturday, October 1, 2016

A SOUTHERN Air flight from Nassau with 11 occupants crash landed on the main runway at the Deadman's Cay airport in Long Island on Friday morning.

There were no injuries, according to Civil Aviation officials, who said that the airport was closed for several hours as a result of the crash that occurred shortly before 10am. "Reports received indicated that aircraft N376SA landed with its gears in the up position," read a statement from the Department of Civil Aviation on Saturday. Reports also indicated there were 11 souls on board - 9 passengers and two pilots - at the time of the occurrence. No injuries occurred to occupants of the aircraft."

The airport has since been reopened, and the Accident Investigation Unit has launched an investigation.

Southern Air Charter Limited is a certified Bahamas Air Operator.

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