Date & Time: Feb 1, 2008 at 1748 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 525 CJ1
Operator:
Registration:
N102PT
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Augusta-Lincoln
MSN:
525-0433
YOM:
2001
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off, while cruising at 3,000 feet, pilot informed ATC that her attitude indicator was out of order. She was vectorised to Augusta but the aircraft descended rapidly and crashed at West Gardiner. Both occupants were killed. Weather was poor at the time, with sleet and freezing rain.