- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 05, 2007
Time: 06:48
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Operator: Castle Aviation
Flight #: ?
Route: Columbus, OH - Buffalo, NY
AC Type: Cessna 208B Caravan I Super Cargomaster
Registration: N28MG
cn / ln: 208B-0732
Aboard: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The cargo plane crashed into a brushy field, inverted, shortly after taking off in heavy snow. Radar data indicated that it was in a left turn at a ground speed of 109 knots before descending and impacting terrain. The plane was carrying checks and other goods for a banking customer. The pilot's failure to maintain aircraft control and collision avoidance with terrain due to spatial disorientation. Contributing to the accident were low cloud ceiling and night conditions.
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