Date & Time: Apr 12, 2015 at 1630 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-31 Cheyenne
Operator:
Registration:
N119RL
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Orlando - Fort Lauderdale
MSN:
31T-7904002
YOM:
1979
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
3
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
On approach to Fort Lauderdale Airport, the pilot declared an emergency and attempted to land when the aircraft crashed in flames in a wooded area located few hundred yards short of runway. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire and all four occupants were killed.