Coastal Expeditions is the local guide service for many international touring companies, scouting groups, universities and schools, including REI Adventures. Capers Island (a barrier island just north of Charleston) and the bottomland hardwood forests of Francis Marion National Forest are are most frequented camping destinations. ABOARD AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 9454 — Eric Mueller’s vacation started when his plane filled with smoke. Soon, people slid down an emergency chute, inflated life…