- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 09, 2000
Time: 08:00
Location: Burlington Township, New Jersey
Operator: Patuxent Airways / Private
Flight #: ?
Route: Lakehurst, NY - Patuxent River, MD
AC Type: Piper Navajo PA-31/ Piper Seminole PA-44
Registration: N27944 / N2225G
cn / ln: 7952056/79951271
Aboard: 11   (passengers:8  crew:3)
Fatalities: 11   (passengers:8  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The two aircraft collided over a central New Jersey subdivision, scattering debris over a wide area. The Navajo had taken off from Lakehurst Naval Air Station and the Seminole from Northeast Philadelphia Airport. The Navajo crashed into a two-story house while the Seminole fell into a soybean field. Two pilots and seven passenger were killed on the Navajo as were a pilot instructor and his student on the Seminole. Failure of the pilots of the two airplanes to see and avoid each other and maintain proper airspace separation during visual flight rules.
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