DCA94MA027
DCA94MA027

On Friday, January 7, 1994, at 2321 eastern standard time, a Jetstream J4101, N304UE, operated by Atlantic Coast Airlines of Sterling, Virginia, and doing business as United Express 6291, a scheduled commuter flight from Dulles International Airport to Columbus Ohio,crashed 1.2 nautical miles east of runway 28L at Port Columbus International Airport, Columbus, Ohio. The aircraft had been cleared for an ILS approach to runway 28L and had been in contact with the tower when it crashed into a concrete block manufacturing structure about 1.2 miles from the airport. The pilot, co-pilot, flight attendant and two passengers were fatally injured. Two of the other three passengers received minor injuries while the third was not injured. The airplane was destroyed. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and the airplane was on an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight plan. See Aircraft Accident Report, Atlantic Coast Airlines dba United Express flight 6291, Jetstream 4100, N304UE, Columbus, Ohio, January 7, 1994.

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