Baron Aviation Services

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Baron Aviation Services
Founded 1973
Hubs Rolla National Airport
Fleet size 36
Headquarters Vichy, Missouri, USA

Baron Aviation Services is an American cargo airline based in Vichy, Missouri, USA. It was established in 1973 and operates small package express cargo services on behalf of FedEx Express. Its main base is Rolla National Airport, Vichy.[1]


The Baron Aviation Services fleet consists of the following aircraft (at May 2012)[2]

Accidents and Incidents[edit]

  • November 16, 1991: A Cessna 208 Caravan leased from FedEx, departed on a cargo flight from Memphis en route to Destin when it plunged into Choctawhatchee Bay 2 miles NE of the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport while approaching for a landing. The pilot onboard was killed. The cause was determined to be the pilot's failure to follow proper ILS rules.[3]
  • March 5, 1998: Flight 8315, a Cessna 208 Caravan leased from FedEx departed on a cargo flight from Memphis en route to Bowling Green when radar and radio contact was lost. The plane crashed about 8.8 miles SE of Clarksville on a ridge on the northern side of a valley. The pilot, who was the only occupant was killed. The cause of the crash was ice on the wings, causing the plane to stall and crash. [4]


  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 84. 
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