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Atlantic Southeast Airlines

Corporate Information

The carrier has corporate offices in Atlanta, Ga. and a total of 4,300 employees, including 753 pilots-in-charge, 649 other pilots and 979 flight attendants.
Source: FAA Air Operators database, last updated Jan 4, 2010; Regional Airline Association 2009 Annual Report

Safety Record, 2002-2009

Onboard fatalities0
Accidents4
Other reported incidents2
Accidents resulting in serious onboard injury2
Serious accidents per billion passenger miles0.05
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

Departures29,549
Passengers1,371,151
Average Seats55.9
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 Atlanta, Ga.
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June 2, 2002 0 0
Accident Atlanta, Ga.
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March 1, 2003 0 1
Incident Chattanooga, Tenn.
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May 8, 2003 0 0
Accident Front Royal, Va.
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April 15, 2006 0 1
Accident Tallahassee, Fla.
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March 1, 2009 0 0
Incident Atlanta, Ga.
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June 11, 2009 0 0
Source: National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010