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Breaking news: Delta flight 5191 crashes in Lexington, KY August 27, 2006

Posted by Matsu in Family, News and politics, Technology.

This morning, at 6:00am, a tragic airplane accident took place here in Lexington, Kentucky USA. There are not a lot of details, but it has been reported that most of the 47 passengers and 3 crew members of the Delta Comair flight did not survive. I have heard one report that one person may have survived.

The plane was a Canadian made Bombardier CRJ-200.

CNN news story about this accident can be found here.



1. Bombardier CRJ-200 Plane Specs « Matsu’s World: The One Less Traveled - August 27, 2006

[…] This is a follow-up to this post about the terrible airplane crash that happened a few hours ago. […]

2. DrBacchus - August 27, 2006

Folks in my neighborhood reported hearing it come down – or at least, they heard a loud noise at that time, which they later identified based on the time as being the crash. So apparently it was pretty loud.

3. My thoughts and prayers go out to VA Tech « Matsu’s World: The One Less Traveled - April 17, 2007

[…] but feel like I did on Sunday, August 27th, 2006. On that day 49 people lost there lives when Delta Flight 5191 crashed on take-off at the local airport. While I did not personally know anyone on that flight, I still […]

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