Preliminary Accident Reports

March 2010 Issue

January 18, 2010, Elyria, Ohio, Mitsubishi MU-2B-60

At 1405 Eastern time, the airplane was destroyed when it impacted terrain during an instrument approach. The pilot, copilot, and two passengers received fatal injuries. Instrument conditions prevailed. At about 1349, the crew executed a missed approach to the destination airport and requested an extended downwind prior to executing another ILS. A witness reported seeing the airplane as it descended out of the clouds.

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