Date & Time: Mar 1, 2003 at 1445 LT
Type of aircraft:
Socata TBM-700
Registration:
N700PP
Flight Type:
Executive
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Greenville-Leesburg
MSN:
059
YOM:
1992
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Captain / Total flying hours:
8375
Copilot / Total flying hours:
730
Aircraft flight hours:
1049
Circumstances:

On final approach to runway 17, the aircraft struck tree tops and crashed three km short of runway. Some witnesses told NTSB that the aircraft suddenly doved to the ground after passing the last clouds.