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Addison Airport

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Addison Airport

Postby itsjrd1964 » 30 Jun 2019 21:59


The airport has been in operation for 65 years. Not only a general aviation airport (a very busy one, at that), but also some small-package cargo operation flows through it as well.

Although 4 previous instances of airplane accidents have occurred (1986, 1992, 2004, 2011) after flights took off from Addison Airport, no flights until Sunday actually crashed at the airport. A Beechcraft plane crashed into a hangar at the airport as it was attempting to take off. All 10 aboard died.

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/addison ... hes-hangar
https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Small ... 23482.html

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Re: Addison Airport

Postby texasstar » 30 Jun 2019 22:09

When I first move here I lived in an apartment in Far North Dallas that was right under the approach to this airport. I was more than a little nervous to hear single-engine planes flying overhead constantly.

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