A Cessna 525C (Citation CJ4, N614SB) crashed into Lake Erie moments after takeoff from Runway 24R at Cleveland’s Burke Lakefront Airport (KBKL) on Dec. 29, 2016, at 2257 EST. Darkness, windy and snowy conditions, marginal VMC existed at the airport at the time. The pilot, his wife, two sons, a neighbor and the neighbor’s daughter were on board returning to Ohio State University Airport (KOSU) in Columbus where the airplane was based. The group had initially ...


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