Air Taxi - Henson Airlines Flight 1517

Air Taxi - Henson Airlines Flight 1517Monday September 23, 1985
The aircraft hit a mountain while on approach in level flight at an altitude of 2,400 feet. Navigational error by the crew resulting from their use of the incorrect navigational facility and their failure to adequately monitor the flight instruments. Improper IFR procedure. Lack of proper radio equipment. Playwright, Larry Shue, 39, killed.

Crash Details

DateMonday September 23, 1985
LocationGrottoes Grove, Virginia
Passengers12
Crew2
Fatalities14
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBeechcraft B99
OperatorAir Taxi - Henson Airlines
RegistrationN339HA
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Grottoes Grove, Virginia
Air Taxi - Henson Airlines
Beechcraft B99
1985