Date: March 01, 1979
Time: 1504
Location: Gulfport, Mississippi
Operator: Universal Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Houston - Gulfport - New Orleans
AC Type: Beech BE-70
Registration: N777AE
cn / ln: LB-034
Aboard: 8   (passengers:7  crew:1)
Fatalities: 8   (passengers:7  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane failed to maintain flying speed and crashed while attempting to take off. Improperly loaded aircraft. Nose baggage door opened during takeoff. Flaps inoperative. Improper emergency procedures. Inadequate emergency training.

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