- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: October 09, 2000
Time: 09:50
Location: Lummi Island, Washington
Operator: Empire Airlines
Flight #: 665
Route: Bellingham - Eastsound-Orcas Island
AC Type: Cessna 208B Caravan I Super Cargomaster
Registration: N941FE
cn / ln: 208B-0192
Aboard: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: After receiving special VFR clearance the cargo plane flew into a small hill. The pilot's attempted flight into known adverse weather conditions, and his subsequent failure to maintain altitude above, or clearance with, trees. Factors contributing to the accident included low ceilings, fog, the pilot's low-altitude flight, rising terrain, and trees.
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