At about 2015 Eastern time, the airplane collided with terrain and was substantially damaged. The commercial pilot and pilot-rated passenger were fatally injured. Instrument conditions prevailed for the Part 135 on-demand air taxi flight; no flight plan was filed.
The wreckage path was approximately 250 feet long and on a magnetic heading of 208 degrees. An odor of fuel was present in the area and an undetermined amount remained in the main tanks.