Date & Time: Aug 26, 2003 at 1540 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 1900D
Operator:
Registration:
N240CJ
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Positioning
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Hyannis-Albany
MSN:
UE-040
YOM:
1993
Flight number:
US9446
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Captain / Total flying hours:
2891
Captain / Total hours on type:
1364
Aircraft flight hours:
16503
Aircraft flight cycles:
24637
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff, the pilot declared an emergency and the aircraft crashed into the Nantucket Sound by 20 feet of water. It seems that a problem with elevator cable control system occurred.