- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 14, 2001
Time: 17:29
Location: Near Lake Point, Utah
Operator: Skydive Salt Lake - Charter
Flight #: ?
Route: Skydiving
AC Type: Beech A90 King Air
Registration: N616F
cn / ln: LJ-165
Aboard: 9   (passengers:8  crew:1)
Fatalities: 9   (passengers:8  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into the Great Salt Lake with skydivers during a final approach to Tooele. The pilot's exercise of poor judgment and his failure to maintain a safe altitude/clearance above the water. Contributing factors were the weather conditions that included low ceiling and visibility obscured by snow and mist, an inadequately equipped airplane for flying in instrument meteorological conditions, and the pilot's overconfidence in his personal ability in that he had reportedly done this on two previous occasions.
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