Hawker Beechcraft C90A, Mount Airy, N.C., Feb. 1, 2008–The King Air, operating under Part 91, was attempting to land in rain and fog following an instrument approach to Mount Airy/Surry County Airport when witnesses saw it break out of the clouds at approximately 500 feet agl and descend rapidly and fly parallel to the runway before making a hard left turn into the fog.
Surry County, North Carolina
Hawker Beechcraft King Air C90A, Mount Airy, N.C., Feb. 1, 2008–All six people on board were killed when the King Air crashed into a residential area less than 1,000 feet from the Mount Airy-Surry County Airport, the airplane’s destination. Cleared for final approach, the airplane evidently overshot and made two sharp left turns before crashing. Weather was reported as a low ceiling and fog.