Mid-Atlantic Freight

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Mid-Atlantic Freight
IATA ICAO Callsign
- MDC NIGHT SHIP
Founded1990
Fleet size8
Parent companyAtlantic Aero Inc
HeadquartersGreensboro, North Carolina, USA
Websitehttp://www.atlantic-aero.com/

Mid-Atlantic Freight is an American charter airline based in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA. It operates charter overnight freight feeder services. Its main base is Piedmont Triad International Airport, Greensboro.[1]

History[edit]

The airline was established on 1 January 1990 and started operations on 1 February 1990. It was set up as a sister company of Atlantic Aero with common management and has 8 employees (at March 2007).[1]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • 23 October 2002 - Mid-Atlantic Freight Cessna 208B Cargomaster I, on a flight between Mobile and Montgomery in Alabama, crashed after an uncontrolled descent into Big Bateau Bay, 8 km from Spanish Fort, Alabama. It was suspected that the pilot's spatial disorientation, resulted in the loss of airplane control. The pilot was killed. There was no one else on board the aircraft.[2] One theory said the aircraft collided with something. The engine was split in two, possibly prior to impact.[3]

Fleet[edit]

As of March 2009 the Mid-Atlantic Freight fleet includes:[4]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-10. p. 50.
  2. ^ Aviation Safety Network retrieved 26 November 2006
  3. ^ Ahlers, Mike (May 22, 2004). "Plane's wreckage puzzles investigators". CNN.com. Retrieved 2019-04-20.
  4. ^ "Directory: World Airlines Part 3 (2009)". Flight International: 29–90. 2009-04-14.