Universal Airways

Universal Airways Thursday March 1, 1979
The plane failed to maintain flying speed and crashed while attempting to take off. Improperly loaded aircraft. Nose baggage door opened during takeoff. Flaps inoperative. Improper emergency procedures. Inadequate emergency training.

Crash Details

DateThursday March 1, 1979
LocationGulfport, Mississippi
Passengers7
Crew1
Fatalities8
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBeech BE-70
OperatorUniversal Airways
RegistrationN777AE
Flight OriginHouston, TX
Flight Destination Gulfport, MS
Gulfport, Mississippi
Universal Airways
Beech BE-70
1979