Air Ohio - Air Taxi Flight 21

Air Ohio - Air Taxi Flight 21Friday July 19, 1985
During a normal IFR cruise flight, the pilot of Air Ohio Flight 21, did not respond to ATC instructions. Air Ohio flight 21 continued for 40 minutes with no reply and without deviation in altitude or heading until the discrete target disappeared from radar over Lake Erie. The pilot had not slept for approximately 30 hours prior to the loss of communication response.

Crash Details

DateFriday July 19, 1985
LocationNear Erie, Pennsylvania
Passengers1
Crew1
Fatalities2
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeAerostar 601
OperatorAir Ohio - Air Taxi
RegistrationN71MA
Flight OriginLouisville, KY
Flight Destination Cleveland, OH
Near Erie, Pennsylvania
Air Ohio - Air Taxi
Aerostar 601
1985