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Dept. of Aviation investigating Southern Air incident on September 30th
By Civil Aviation Department
Oct 1, 2016 - 8:41:17 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - On September 30, 2016 at approximately 10:00am the Air Accident Investigation Unit of the Civil Aviation Department was notified about an incident involving Southern Air Charter Limited; a Certificated Bahamas Air Operator Certificate Holder

Reports received indicated that aircraft N376SA landed with its gears in the up position. Reports also indicated there were eleven [11] souls on board - 9 passengers and 2 pilots - at the time of the occurrence. No injuries occurred to occupants of the aircraft. Due to the position of the occurrence, the only main runway and hence the airport was closed for several hours. The flight originated in Nassau. The airport has since been reopened.

The Accident Investigation Unit is currently investigating this occurrence. Further information will be forthcoming when it is available.

Note: Any questions or concerns arising from this occurrence should be addressed to the Air Accident Investigation & Prevention Unit of the Civil Aviation Department at 242-327-2192 or 387-4700 Ext 4767.

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