Date & Time: Jun 16, 2016 at 0820 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-31-310 Navajo
Operator:
Registration:
N3591P
Flight Type:
Ambulance
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Washington County – State College
MSN:
31-8012081
YOM:
1980
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
On final approach to State College-University Park Airport, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames in a wooded area. Both occupants, the pilot and a passenger, were killed. It was reported that the passenger was Dr. Robert Arffa, a corneal surgeon specializing in refractive Lasik vision correction who was scheduled to perform a Lasik eye surgery in State College.