Date: December 09, 2002
Time: 11:41
Location: Mena, Arkansas
Operator: Raytheon Aircraft
Flight #: ?
Route: Wichita, KS - Mena, AR
AC Type: Beechcraft 1900C
Registration: N127YV
cn / ln: 1990
Aboard: 3   (passengers:2  crew:1)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:2  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into a mountain while attempting to land. In-flight collision with terrain due to the pilot's failure to maintain clearance and altitude above rapidly rising terrain while on a VFR approach. Contributing factors were the obscuration of the terrain due to clouds.

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