News Listings for Tallahassee Regional

  • Florida Express Jet shelves plans for March launch: report

    News | 26 Feb 2014 22:13 | Kristin Majcher

    ​Travel agency Florida Express Jet appears to have shelved plans to start low-cost intra-Florida service on 20 March, a media report says.
  • Gulfstream to link Florida’s Tallahassee and West Palm Beach

    News | 29 Jan 2009 21:39 | Megan Kuhn

    <p>Continental Airlines will offer Continental Connection service to Tallahassee, Florida after ending mainline flying to the market in September as it cut...
  • Equipment not to blame, NTSB report says

    News | 15 Jun 2004 00:00

    <p>The FedEx Express Boeing 727-200F went well below the proper glideslope path during a night visual approach flown by the first officer, the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) says in its report on the 26 July 2002 accident. </p> <p>The aircraft was approaching runway 09 at Tallahassee regional airport when it hit trees on short final approach and crashed. Both pilots and the flight engineer were seriously injured and the aircraft was destroyed. The summary rules out weather, aircraft or load problems and airport lighting as factors, giving the probable cause as &quot;the captain's and first officer's failure to establish and maintain a proper glidepath during the night visual approach to landing&quot;. </p> <p>Contributing to the crash, says the summary, &quot;was a combination of the captain's and the first officer's fatigue...[their] failure to adhere to company flight procedures, the captain's and the flight engineer's failure to monitor the approach, and the first
  • Few clues in FedEx 727 crash probe

    News | 08 Aug 2002 12:41 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Mystery still surrounds the crash of a FedEx Boeing 727-200F short of Tallahassee Regional Airport in Florida last month after investigators revealed that visibility was good at the time of the accident, and that none of the aircraft’s engines appear to have malfunctioned.<u1:p></u1:p><u2:p></u2:p><o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><u3:p></u3:p>Initial details from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) show that the crew’s last communication with air traffic controllers before the accident was a routine call to report the runway being in sight, as the aircraft attempted a visual approach to Tallahassee’s runway 09.<u2:p></u2:p><o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><u3:p></u3:p>Crew members on FedEx