- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: February 16, 2003
Time: 20:02
Location: Ferguson, Kentucky
Operator: Air Taxi - Great Northern Aircraft Co.
Flight #: ?
Route: Griffith-Merrill, IN - Somerset, KY
AC Type: Cessna 421
Registration: N421TJ
cn / ln: 421-0051
Aboard: 7   (passengers:6  crew:1)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:2  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft was destroyed during a collision with trees and terrain in Ferguson, Kentucky, while on an instrument approach to Somerset-Pulaski County Airport. The pilot's failure to follow the instrument approach procedure, which resulted in an early descent into trees and terrain. Factors included the low ceiling and the night lighting conditions.
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