- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: June 02, 2006
Time: 14:40
Location: Groton, Connecticut
Operator: International Jet Charter
Flight #: ?
Route: Atlantic City, NJ - Groton, CT
AC Type: Learjet 35A
Registration: N182K
cn / ln: 35A-293
Aboard: 5   (passengers:3  crew:2)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:0  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: A charter jet registered to religious broadcaster Pat Robertson crashed in heavy fog into Long Island Sound, a half mile short of the runway, while making an approach to land at Groton-New London Airport. Both pilots were killed but the three passengers aboard survived. Robertson was not aboard. The crew's failure to properly monitor the airplane's altitude, which resulted in the captain's inadvertent descent of the airplane into water. Contributing to the accident were the foggy weather conditions, and the captain's decision to descend below the decision height without sufficient visual cues.
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