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  • Picture: Truck driver killed as Air France Régional Fokker 100 hits vehicle during overrun in Pau


    <P>French investigators have opened an inquiry after a Fokker 100 operated by Air France subsidiary <A href="http://www.regional.com/" target=_blank>Régional&nbsp;Compagnie Aérienne Européenne</A> overshot the runway during take-off at <A href="http://www.pau.aeroport.fr/" target=_blank>Pau&nbsp;Béarn airport </A>yesterday, hitting a works vehicle on a nearby road and killing its driver.</P> <P>Air France says none of the flight’s 50 passengers and four crew members was hurt in the accident (pictured below).</P> <P><BR> <TABLE style="WIDTH: 445px" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 align=center border=0> <TBODY> <TR> <TH><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 297px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=16240" border=0>&nbsp;</TH></TR> <TR> <TD> <P align=right>&nbsp;<SUP>© AP/Empics</SUP></P></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE><BR>Flight AF7775 was flying the scheduled Paris Charles de Gaulle route from Pau in southwest France. The aircraft bears the registration F-GMPG and, according to <EM>


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  • Freight carrier African International put up for sale

    News | 06 Jun 2008 14:00 | Stuart Todd

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  • Bird strike suspected in Fokker 100 overrun

    News | 30 Jan 2007 00:00 | Stuart Todd

    <P>A truck driver was killed on 25 January when his vehicle was hit by a Fokker 100 that overran the runway at Pau, France after a suspected bird ingestion during take-off. The aircraft was operated by Régional, and parent company Air France says none of the 50 passengers and four crew on board were hurt in the accident, which occurred at the start of a flight to Paris Charles de Gaulle.</P> <P>After overrunning the 2,500m (8,200ft)-long runway at Pau-Pyrénées airport, the 15-year-old Fokker 100 (F-GMPG) came to rest on its belly at the edge of a field, near the public road where the collision with the works vehicle is thought to have occurred.</P> <P>French investigation agency DGAC says that initial evidence points to a bird ingestion by </P> <P> <TABLE style="WIDTH: 445px" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 align=center border=0> <TBODY> <TR> <TH> <H6 align=right><IMG style="BORDER-RIGHT: 1px solid; BORDER-TOP: 1px solid; BORDER-LEFT: 1px solid; WIDTH: 445px; BORDER-BOTTOM: 1px sohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bird-strike-suspected-in-Fokker-100-overrun-211791/
  • Picture: Truck driver killed as Air France Régional Fokker 100 hits vehicle during overrun in Pau

    News | 26 Jan 2007 09:38 | Stuart Todd

    <P>French investigators have opened an inquiry after a Fokker 100 operated by Air France subsidiary <A href="http://www.regional.com/" target=_blank>Régional&nbsp;Compagnie Aérienne Européenne</A> overshot the runway during take-off at <A href="http://www.pau.aeroport.fr/" target=_blank>Pau&nbsp;Béarn airport </A>yesterday, hitting a works vehicle on a nearby road and killing its driver.</P> <P>Air France says none of the flight’s 50 passengers and four crew members was hurt in the accident (pictured below).</P> <P><BR> <TABLE style="WIDTH: 445px" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 align=center border=0> <TBODY> <TR> <TH><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 297px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=16240" border=0>&nbsp;</TH></TR> <TR> <TD> <P align=right>&nbsp;<SUP>© AP/Empics</SUP></P></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE><BR>Flight AF7775 was flying the scheduled Paris Charles de Gaulle route from Pau in southwest France. The aircraft bears the registration F-GMPG and, according to <EM>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Picture-Truck-driver-killed-as-Air-France-Rgional-Fokker-100-hits-vehicle-during-overrun-in-Pau-211751/