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Colgan Air

Corporate Information

Registered to do business as: The carrier has corporate offices in Memphis, Tenn. and a total of 1,299 employees, including 210 pilots-in-charge, 175 other pilots and 249 flight attendants.
Source: FAA Air Operators database, last updated Jan 4, 2010; Regional Airline Association 2009 Annual Report

Safety Record, 2002-2009

Onboard fatalities49
Other reported incidents1
Accidents resulting in serious onboard injury0
Serious accidents per billion passenger miles23.37
Serious accidents are those that resulted in at least one serious onboard injury.
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of BTS annual traffic statistics, NTSB accident data

June 2009 Traffic Summary

Average Seats44.8
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

Incident/Accident History

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TypeLocationDateFatalitiesSerious injuries
Accident Flushing, N.Y.
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May 21, 2003 0 0
Accident Windsor Locks, Conn.
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April 1, 2004 0 0
Incident Rockland, Maine
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Aug. 2, 2005 0 0
Accident Clarence Center, N.Y.
See incident details
Feb. 12, 2009 50 0
Source: National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010