Community Dedicates Flight 5191 Memorial

by Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio Hundreds of people gathered at the University of Kentucky Arboretum this morning to remember the 49 lives lost when Comair Flight 5191 crashed at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington. The five year anniversary ceremony included the dedication of a sculpture of 49 silver birds flying upward. “If a memorial can… Continue reading Community Dedicates Flight 5191 Memorial

Group Seeking Funds to Maintain Comair Flight 5191 Memorial

by Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio A memorial group organizing a tribute to the victims of Comair Flight 5191 is making sure a special sculpture will have a lasting place in Lexington. In the wake of the August, 2006 plane crash that killed 49 people, hundreds of thousands of dollars poured in to help grieving… Continue reading Group Seeking Funds to Maintain Comair Flight 5191 Memorial

Kentucky Supreme Court Rules on Comair-Related Case

by Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The Kentucky Supreme Court has issued a ruling related to the death of an off-duty pilot killed in the Comair crash in Lexington four years ago. The man was one of 49 people killed in the crash. On August 27, 2006, Airtran Airways pilot Clarence Fortney died in the… Continue reading Kentucky Supreme Court Rules on Comair-Related Case

Memorial to Mark Two Years Since Deadly Plane Crash

The two-year anniversary of the plane crash that killed 49 people in Lexington is tomorrow. Hundreds of people are expected to remember the victims of Comair flight 5191 in a memorial service. The plane crashed shortly after taking off from the wrong runway at Bluegrass Airport in Lexington. Mayor’s office spokesperson Marianne Blodgett says the… Continue reading Memorial to Mark Two Years Since Deadly Plane Crash