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Small Plane Crashed near the Bahamas; 1 Dead, 10 Injured

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Crashed near the Bahamas; 1 Dead, 10 Injured

A Navajo Chieftain aircraft, operated by Ferguson Air and conducting a charter flight for Southern Air, crashed near New Providence Island in the Bahamas on December 2. The plane took off from Governor’s Harbour in Eleuthera Island and was making an approach to the Lynden Pindling International Airport in New Providence airport when it... »

After Electrics Fail, Hard Landing in Anchorage blows 14 tires on Southern Air Landing

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
By George Hatcher
After Electrics Fail, Hard Landing in Anchorage blows 14 tires on Southern Air Landing

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Rainer Bexten What: Southern Air Boeing 747-200F en route from Miami to Anchorage Where: Anchorage International Airport When: Sept 11, 2012 Who: crew Why: Outside of Anchorage, all four main power generators on the Southern Air Boeing quit; the plane had a complete electrical... »

Southern Air Appoints Industry Veteran Robert L. Crandall to Board of Directors

Monday, January 31, 2011
By George Hatcher

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 31, 2011 — Southern Air Holdings, Inc. today announced that Robert L. Crandall, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AMR Corporation and American Airlines, has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors. “Southern Air is one of the most experienced and fastest growing air cargo carriers in the world,”... »

Germany: Southern Air Transport Engine Blows

Saturday, September 25, 2010
By George Hatcher
Germany: Southern Air Transport Engine Blows

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Markus Altmann What: Malaysian Airlines/Southern Air Transport Boeing 747-200 freighter en route from Frankfurt Germany to Tashkent Uzbekistan Where: Frankfurt When: Sep 24 2010 Why: On takeoff, the right engine (3) suffered engine failure. The pilot aborted the takeoff. Engine debris caused some damage... »

Southern Air Engine Fire

Saturday, October 31, 2009
By George Hatcher
Southern Air Engine Fire

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Andras Kisgergely What: Southern Air Cargo Boeing 747-200 en route from Liege to Portugal Where: Liege Belgium When: Oct 30th 2009 Who: 5 crew Why: While en route, the plane suffered a fire in the left engine. The crew put it out, dumped fuel... »

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