Date: December 25, 2002
Time: 01:00
Location: Off Manteo, North Carolina
Operator: Telford Aviation
Flight #: ?
Route: Elizabeth City - Manteo
AC Type: Cessna 208B Caravan I
Registration: N1122Y
cn / ln: 208B-0392
Aboard: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: On a positioning flight, while on approach, the plane crashed into Croatan Sound. The pilot's continued descent below the minimum descent altitude, for undetermined reasons, while performing a NDB approach, resulting in the airplane crashing into water 1.5 miles from the airport. A factor in the accident was a cloud ceiling below the minimum descent altitude and low visibility.

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