Pilot killed in crash of CRJ100

Aviation International News » July 2003
July 28, 2008, 10:32 AM

A Brit Air CRJ100 carrying 21 passengers and three crewmembers crashed onto a small road and caught fire some 2,500 feet short of the runway at Brest-Guipavas Regional Airport in Brittany on the night of June 22, leaving the 53-year-old pilot dead and three others injured. Flight AF 5672 was a scheduled run from Nantes to Brest. At press time no obvious cause appeared forthcoming, but investigators have recovered the flight-data recorder from the wreckage of the 50-seat regional jet. Preliminary weather reports indicated storm clouds at 2,000 feet and visibility about half a mile.

FILED UNDER: 
Share this...

Please Register

In order to leave comments you will now need to be a registered user. This change in policy is to protect our site from an increased number of spam comments. Additionally, in the near future you will be able to better manage your AIN subscriptions via this registration system. If you already have an account, click here to log in. Otherwise, click here to register.

 
X