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Augusta to Washington direct flight announced

...can be dozens of trips to Washington in a given month, he said.Giusti said a lot of SRS officials who use Columbia Metropolitan Airport's direct flight to Washington might choose to fly from Augusta instead."That's the kind of traffic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-03-21/augusta-washington-direct-
Cessna pilot makes emergency landing on SC highway

...Lexington County Sheriff's spokesman Maj. John Allard told reporters the Cessna 182 Skylane had left Columbia Metropolitan Airport for Macon, Ga., on Tuesday afternoon when the pilot had to land several hundred feet away from the runway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-06/cessna-pilot-makes-emergency
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Across South Carolina

...Weather Service says Christmas Day rains made 2009 the wettest December ever in downtown Charleston and the Columbia Metropolitan Airport. Charleston has seen 9.97 inches of rain this month, shattering the old record of 5.52 inches in 1976...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/27/met_560940.shtml
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Wettest December isn't over yet

...Charleston has seen 9.97 inches of rain this month, shattering the old record of 5.52 inches in 1976. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport has recorded 9.06 inches of rain, breaking the 1981 mark of 8.54 inches. It has been a rainy December...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/27/met_560944.shtml
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Sanford's little lie masks a much bigger one

...m. Tuesday, CNN's Political Ticker reported that the black Suburban had been found in a parking lot at Columbia Metropolitan Airport, the camping gear still inside. ___ At 6:15 a.m. Wednesday, Gina Smith, a reporter from The State...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/26/met_528848.shtml
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Augusta shows response-ability

...say they should be able to do. That truly is remarkable, since four others in the Learjet taking off from Columbia Metropolitan Airport Friday night did not survive. Former "Blink-182" drummer Travis Barker and disc jockey Adam Goldstein...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/23/edi_476761.shtml
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Drummer, DJ expected to recover

...Goldstein, better known as DJ AM, were the only survivors of a fiery runway crash just before midnight Friday at Columbia Metropolitan Airport. Four people died -- Mr. Barker's assistant, his bodyguard and two crew members. Hospital officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/22/met_476730.shtml
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Crash victims treated in Augusta

...happy and got you excited," he said. "I'm really just shocked that this happened." The plane left Columbia Metropolitan Airport just before midnight, then crashed on a nearby embankment across a five-lane highway and was engulfed in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/21/met_476578.shtml
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Metro and region briefs

...student Mattheus Delheim, 26, of Szhorndorf, Germany, were killed in the Sept. 27, 1995, crash near Columbia Metropolitan Airport. The pilot of the twin-engine Piper Lycoming came in too low while trying to make an instrument landing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/23/met_202962.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...Columbia plane crash COLUMBIA - Pilot error caused a four-seat Cessna 182P to crash Jan. 4 on approach to Columbia Metropolitan Airport, killing all three on board, a National Transportation Safety Board report has found. While the final probable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/05/met_138470.shtml
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