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British Airways Jet Crash-Lands in South Africa; No injuries Reported

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
By George Hatcher
British Airways Jet Crash-Lands in South Africa; No injuries Reported

British Airways jet crash-landed at O. R. Tambo International Airport near Johannesburg, South Africa, on October 26. The Boeing 737-400 plane, operating as Comair flight BA6234, was flying from Port Elizabeth, Cape Town when its left landing gear collapsed upon landing. There were 94 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at the time; all... »

Comair jet struck by Air France Airbus on the ground.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Air France Airbus 380 en route from NY to Paris Where: JFK, NY When: April 11, 2011 Who: Air France Airbus passengers; and Comair passengers; Why: A Delta/Comair Bombardier CRJ-700 (N641CA) which had just flown in from Boston was struck in the tail by the left wing of an Airbus. There were no... »

Comair Flight Resurrects Spector of Tragedy

Friday, March 11, 2011
By George Hatcher
Comair Flight Resurrects Spector of Tragedy

Pictured: The team lost in the 1970 crash What: Comair flight en route from Atlanta to Charleston Where: Lexington Bluegrass Airport When: Mar 10, 2011 Who: passengers include 9 Marshall assistant football coaches Why: After visiting Texas Christian University and Mississippi state, Marshall coaches reunited in Atlanta with the intent of returning to Atlanta... »

Delta Diverts to Dayton

Friday, September 17, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Delta/Comair Canadair CRJ-100 en route from Columbus, OH to Minneapolis, MN Where: Dayton When: Sep 16 2010 Who: 50 aboard Why: After takeoff, the plane alerted that it developed engine problems. Pilots diverted the flight to Dayton, and made a safe landing. A few hours later, passengers were provided an alternative flight to... »

Comair Machinists withdraw from FAA’s ASAP

Tuesday, August 3, 2010
By George Hatcher
Comair Machinists withdraw from FAA’s ASAP

Delta Air Lines regional subsidiary of Machinists at Comair have withdrawn from the ASAP program, a 2008 initiative between the machinists union, Comair and the FAA was designed to identify potential aircraft maintenance-related safety issues and develop corrective action. However, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) describe the ambitious program as... »

Comair fined $275,000

Tuesday, July 27, 2010
By George Hatcher

Violating regulations on bumping passengers from overbooked flights has landed Delta’s subsidiary Comair a $275,000 fine from the Department of Transportation. Federal rules require that overbooked flights seek volunteers to give up their seats for compensation, and if no volunteers are found, a written statement must be provided, along with financial compensation. Comair filed... »

Buffalo: Comair Icing Problem

Monday, March 15, 2010
By George Hatcher
Buffalo: Comair Icing Problem

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Frank Robitaille What: Delta/Comair Canadair CRJ-100 en route from New York City to Buffalo Where: Buffalo Niagara International Airport When: Mar 14th 2010 11:45 a.m. Who: 53 passengers Why: While en route ten minutes before landing, the flight crew reported their left engine anti-ice... »

Emergency Landing in S.C.

Friday, January 29, 2010
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing in S.C.

Pictured: Delta Connection (Comair) Canadair CL-600-2C10 Regional Jet CRJ-701ER over Atlanta. This one is purely a guess on my part since the info is sketchy (so far) and no registration # yet. But this jet is both Comair and Delta and CRJ, and south, so we’re probably not too far off. Click to view... »

Comair Door Delay

Friday, January 1, 2010
By George Hatcher
Comair Door Delay

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer James Mellon What: Comair Canadair CRJ-200 en route from Montreal to New York Where: Montreal When: Dec 28th 2009 Who: 39 on board Why: Just after takeoff, the pilot received an unsafe door warning. On returning to Montreal, maintenance repaired the door, and the... »

Comair Crash: Kentucky 2006-Findings

Monday, December 21, 2009
By George Hatcher
Comair Crash: Kentucky 2006-Findings

Lexington: U.S. District Judge Karl Forester ruled that two pilots who took off on the wrong runway were negligent in the August 2006 Comair crash. A jury is deciding if punitive damages will apply. On August 27, 2006, about 0606:35 eastern daylight time, Comair flight 5191, a Bombardier CL-600-2B19, N431CA, crashed during takeoff from... »

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