Date & Time: Mar 27, 2005 at 1348 LT
Type of aircraft:
Pilatus PC-12
Registration:
N770G
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Naples-State College
MSN:
0299
YOM:
1999
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
6
Captain / Total flying hours:
1645
Captain / Total hours on type:
173
Aircraft flight hours:
1523
Circumstances:
On final approach in bad weather conditions, the aircraft hit the ground in a nosedown attitude and crashed in an open field located 25 yards from the Centre County Correctional Facility, near Bellefonte. All occupants were killed. The aircraft was making an ILS approach at the time of the accident. Unstabilised approach and aerodynamic stall due to low speed.