The pilot of the CitationJet never saw it coming. Flying single pilot, he departed Atlanta's Dekalb-Peachtree Airport (PDK) at about 10:30 a.m. on an IFR flight plan to Harrisburg, Pa. The weather in the area that April morning included scattered to broken clouds at 3,500 to 4,000 feet msl, broken to overcast at 4,000 to 4,500 feet msl, and visibilities in the seven-to 10-mile range. Atlanta TRACON initially assigned the CitationJet a 280-degree heading and 3,000 feet, then turned it to 360 ...


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