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Tuesday, 02 October, 2018

NATA Monitors Developments Surrounding Fatal Aircraft Accident in South Carolina

Washington, DC, October 2, 2018 – The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) released the following statement on the September 27th fatal accident at the Greenville Downtown Airport:

“NATA is monitoring developments surrounding the fatal aircraft accident in Greenville, South Carolina on September 27th.  While it is far too early to confirm the details of the accident, what has been alleged is troubling and NATA will continue to follow the investigation to see what it reveals,” stated Tim Obitts, NATA Executive Vice President. “The reports that have surfaced from the media are worrisome. The FAA and NTSB will examine all aspects of the flight to fully understand all of the factors related to the accident.”

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