Sun, Jan 03, 2010
No Injuries Reported
T'is the season... to fight Mother nature! Locair flight 151
experienced a runway excursion at SME, in Somerset, KY, while
inbound from BWI in wintry conditions. Both pilots and the
single passenger were not injured and have not requested medical
Locair, Inc. is conducting its own internal investigation and
will work alongside the NTSB and FAA.
LOCAIR, INC. is a Part 135 air-taxi, providing on demand
passenger & cargo service to United States and Caribbean
destinations. Locair maintains a fleet of 3 Fairchild Metro
III aircraft, with seating configurations ranging between 9 and 19
passenger seats; Locair will be adding 2 additional Metro IIIs to
their fleet in March 2010.
They also have 1 Fairchild Metro II aircraft available
for cargo-only operations. Locair Metros, when carrying cargo, have
a capacity between 2,500 pounds (when in a 9/10 seat configuration)
up to 4,400 pounds (no passenger seats) and can fly up to 600 miles
nonstop with this payload.
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