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Crash of a Gulfstream GIV in Fort Lauderdale

Date & Time: Aug 21, 2021 at 1325 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N277GM
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
1124
YOM:
1989
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
11
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
During the takeoff roll from Fort Lauderdale-Executive Airport, the crew encountered an unexpected situation. Control was lost and the aircraft veered off runway, lost its nose gear and came to rest in a grassy area with both main landing gear collapsed. All 14 occupants, among them the American boxer Gervonta Davis, were rescued. One passenger was slightly injured but did not request any assistance.

Crash of a Cessna 560 Citation Encore into the Atlantic Ocean: 1 killed

Date & Time: May 24, 2019 at 1800 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N832R
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Saint Louis - Fort Lauderdale
MSN:
560-0585
YOM:
2001
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
While approaching the destination, the airplane continue over the Atlantic Ocean and all communications with the pilot were interrupted for about an hour. Two F-15' were dispatched to intercept the aircraft that entered a dive and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean about 500 km east of Fort Lauderdale. The pilot did not survive.