Date & Time: Feb 16, 2003 at 2002 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 421 Golden Eagle
Registration:
N421TJ
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Griffith-Somerset
MSN:
421-0051
YOM:
1968
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Captain / Total flying hours:
11732
Captain / Total hours on type:
518
Aircraft flight hours:
4129
Circumstances:

With a total of 11,732 flying hours and 518 on C421, the pilot continued its final approach under the minimum safe altitude. The aircraft struck trees and crashed in a wooded area less than one mile from runway threshold.