Fatal Hawker Beechcraft Premier I Crash


A Hawker Beechcraft 390/Premier I out of Nashville crashed at Thomson-McDuffie County Airport, Ga., at about 8:30 p.m. local time, Wednesday, and first reports state that five of seven aboard were killed. One pilot and one passenger reportedly survived the crash with injuries. The airport operates one paved lighted runway that is 5,503 feet long and 100 feet wide, according to AirNav.com. At least one report states that the jet overran the runway. Early information may be incomplete or unreliable.