Date: September 23, 1985
Time: 10:20
Location: Grottoes Grove, Virginia
Operator: Air Taxi - Henson Airlines
Flight #: 1517
Route: Washington D.C. Baltimore, MD
AC Type: Beechcraft B99
Registration: N339HA
cn / ln: U156
Aboard: 14   (passengers:12  crew:2)
Fatalities: 14   (passengers:12  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft hit a mountain while on approach in level flight at an altitude of 2,400 feet. Navigational error by the crew resulting from their use of the incorrect navigational facility and their failure to adequately monitor the flight instruments. Improper IFR procedure. Lack of proper radio equipment. Playwright, Larry Shue, 39, killed.

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