Crash of a Cessna 525 CJ1 in Washington

Date & Time: Jul 22, 2003 at 1015 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N996JR
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Victoria-Boise
MSN:
525-0147
YOM:
1996
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
8500
Captain / Total hours on type:
2689.00
Aircraft flight hours:
590
Circumstances:

While flying at 16,000 fet, the pilot informed ATC about technical problem and tried to divert to the closest airport. Eventually, he took the decision to ditch the aircraft in ocean. Both occupants escaped without serious injuries. The aircraft sunk.