Date: January 03, 1992
Time: 05:46
Location: Gabriels, New York
Operator: Commutair
Flight #: 4821
Route: Plattsburgh, NY - Saranac Lake, NY
AC Type: Beechcraft 1900C
Registration: N55000
cn / ln: UC-135
Aboard: 4   (passengers:2  crew:2)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: During the approach the aircraft struck trees and crashed near the top of a hill. Failure of the captain to establish a stabilized approach, his inadequate cross-check of instruments, his descent below the specified minimum altitude at the final approach fix and failure of the co-pilot to monitor the approach. The glide slope indications might have been unreliable due to precipitation and static interference.

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