While NTSB investigators at South Bend Airport (SBN) in Indiana are searching for the cause of the March 17 crash of a Hawker Beechcraft Premier I, they are also wondering if there’s any connection between the SBN accident and two other Premier crashes in the past month. Nine people died in the three accidents.
South Bend Regional Airport
While NTSB investigators at South Bend (Ind.) Airport are probing the cause of the crash of a Hawker Beechcraft Premier during an approach on Sunday, they are also trying to determine whether there are any links between this accident and two other Premier crashes within a three-week period. Nine people have died in the three recent accidents involving Premiers.
More than 20 Chicagoland airports experienced significant operational disruption as a result of the presidential temporary flight restriction (TFR) imposed over the past weekend. The TFR centered on downtown Chicago, in close proximity to President Obama’s residence immediately to the south, and extended out as far as 30 miles up to 18,000 feet.