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Piedmont Airlines

Corporate Information

Registered to do business as: The carrier has corporate offices in Salisbury, Md. and a total of 1,733 employees, including 230 pilots-in-charge, 275 other pilots and 217 flight attendants.
Source: FAA Air Operators database, last updated Jan 4, 2010; Regional Airline Association 2009 Annual Report

Safety Record, 2002-2009

Onboard fatalities0
Accidents1
Other reported incidents1
Accidents resulting in serious onboard injury1
Serious accidents per billion passenger miles0.24
Serious accidents are those that resulted in at least one serious onboard injury.
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of BTS annual traffic statistics, NTSB accident data

June 2009 Traffic Summary

Departures11,434
Passengers305,913
Average Seats40.1
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

Incident/Accident History

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TypeLocationDateFatalitiesSerious injuries
Incident Philadelphia, Pa.
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Nov. 16, 2008 0 0
Accident Fayetteville, N.C.
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Aug. 5, 2009 0 1
Source: National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010