Fatal crash of a Corporate Airlines Jetstream 32 on Oct. 19, 2004, outside Kirksville, Mo., was owing to "the pilots' failure to follow established procedures and properly conduct a nonprecision instrument approach at night in instrument meteorological conditions," the US National Transportation Safety Board said yesterday. Errors by the cockpit crew included "their descent below the minimum descent altitude before required visual cues were available and their failure to adhere to the ...

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