Brasilia Ditches in the Indian Ocean

An Inter Iles Air Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia crashed into the Indian Ocean on November 27 shortly after takeoff from Moroni’s Prince Said Ibrahim International Airport (FMCH) in the Comoros Islands. All 25 people on board the aircraft survived when it came down in the water approximately 3.5 miles north of the airport. Two people received minor injuries in the accident.
December 10, 2012, 1:50 PM

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Customs Aircraft Destroyed in Ground Accident

A Cessna Citation II registered to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency and operated by Stevens Aviation was destroyed in a daytime landing accident at Greenwood County Airport (KGRD) in South Carolina on November 17. During rollout, a deer crossed the active runway and collided with the aircraft’s left wing, tearing open the fuel tank and igniting a fire that left only the nose of the aircraft intact. The two crewmembers escaped unharmed.
December 10, 2012, 2:07 PM
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