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Update On The Crash Of Comair Flight 5191 – Video News

On August 27, 2006, about 6:07 AM eastern daylight time, Comair flight 5191, a Bombardier CRJ-200 (or CRJ-100 see our previous story), N431CA, crashed upon takeoff from Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Kentucky.

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The airplane ran off the end of Runway 26 and was destroyed by impact forces and post crash fire. The flight had been cleared to takeoff from Runway 22.

Of the 47 passengers and 3 crewmembers onboard, 49 were fatally injured and one (the first officer) survived in critical condition. The flight was operating under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 121 and was en route to Atlanta, Georgia.

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