Date & Time: Oct 23, 2004 at 1133 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 406 Caravan
Operator:
Registration:
G-TWIG
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Stornoway-Inverness
MSN:
406-0014
YOM:
1987
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
After a newspaper's delivery at Stornoway in the morning, the pilot was returning to Inverness when, in bad weather conditions, the aircraft hit a hillside 37 miles north west of Inverness airport. The pilot was descending from 9,500 feet. The cause of the accident was not determined.