- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 27, 1994
Time: 22:56
Location: Stratford, Connecticut
Operator: Action Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Atlantic City, NJ - Stratford, CT
AC Type: Piper PA-31-350 Navajo
Registration: N990RA
cn / ln: 31-7405417
Aboard: 9   (passengers:8  crew:1)
Fatalities: 8   (passengers:7  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: Landed in fog, overrunning the runway and crashing into a blast fence. The failure of the captain to use the available ILS glideslope, his failure to execute a go-around when conditions were not suitable for landing, and his failure to land the airplane at a point sufficient to allow for a safe stopping distance; the fatalities were caused by the presence of the nonfrangible blast fence and the absence of a safety area at the end of the runway
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