Western Air official: there was no crash

Sherrexcia Rolle

Following Tuesday’s aviation incident involving a Western Air plane at the Grand Bahama International Airport, airline officials say, “there was no crash per se.”   On February 7 shortly after 5:00 p.m. a Western Air aircraft carrying over 30 passengers, including flight crew experienced difficulty, en route to the capital.   After the flight landed…
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Western Air crashes, slides into bushes

In photo Passenger Delon Thompson is pictured being placed into an ambulance.

Some 30-plus Western Air passengers are grateful to be alive tonight, after their flight crash-landed on the runway at the Grand Bahama International Airport and skidded into nearby bushes.   The flight was en route to New Providence from Bimini, with a stopover in Freeport.   As word spread of the aviation accident that occurred…
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Memories closing a ‘major disappointment,’ says MP

Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest

The closing of Memories Grand Bahama Beach and Casino Resort and more than 500 employees joining the unemployment line, was a major disappointment for Grand Bahama, said Deputy Leader of the Free National Movement, Peter Turnquest, MP for East Grand Bahama.   Turnquest made this statement, during a recent interview with this daily.   “It…
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A list of activities planned for Library Month

Students of East End Preschool took part in a number of activities at the Sir Charles Hayward Library

The Sir Charles Hayward Library (SCHL) is celebrating their Library Month with an array of activities to encourage the youth to read more.     The Freeport News visited the SCHL on Thursday (February 2), where they had invited the East End Preschool to participate in fun filled activities as a part of the initiative.…
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