Thursday, February 27, 2014

Plane Crash Factors Revealed

Darkness and low-intensity runway lights are to blame in a deadly plane crash near Pickle Lake. The Transportation Safety Board says a small private plane came in at 6-times the normal rate of descent and hit the ground on the night of October 16th, 2012. The TSB says the aircraft entered a steep descent and struck the terrain about one nautical mile east of the Pickle Lake airport runway. Two pilots and one of the two passengers on board died in the crash.