- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 10, 1991
Time: 18:12
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Operator: L'Express Airlines
Flight #: 508
Route: New Orleans - Mobile - Birmingham
AC Type: Beechcraft BE-99-C99
Registration: N7217L
cn / ln: U226
Aboard: 15   (passengers:13  crew:2)
Fatalities: 13   (passengers:12  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: While the aircraft was on approach, it entered an area of thunderstorms. The aircraft rolled left and pitched up as the aircraft approached level flight. The aircraft then stalled and started to descend. The descent couldn't be arrested and the aircraft crashed into a residential area, destroying two homes and two automobiles. Decision by the pilot-in-command to continue instrument approach into thunderstorm conditions resulting in loss of control of the aircraft. The pilot and one passenger survived the accident.
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