- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 12, 1995
Time: 17:47
Location: Pleasanton, California
Operator: West Air
Flight #: ?
Route: Visalia - Oakland
AC Type: Cessna 208B Caravan I Super Cargomaster
Registration: N754FE
cn / ln: 208B-0249
Aboard: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The cargo plane crashed while on approach. Failure of the pilot-in-command to maintain visual contact with terrain and sufficient altitude for terrain clearance. Factors in the accident were the pilot's decision to initiate a descent 14 miles from the airport, and weather, specifically cloud conditions and darkness.
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