The National Transportation Safety Board recently released more than 1,100 pages of transcripts, charts and photos related to their ongoing investigation in the crash of Flight 1526.
Two pilots and seven passengers were killed in November when the corporate jet crashed into a small apartment complex off Mogadore Road in Akronís Ellet neighborhood.
No one on the ground was injured.
The NTSB report includes a transcript of the cockpit voice recorder, interviews with ExecuFlight personnel and crash site witnesses and a written description of events by a flight instructor and student who landed at Akron Fulton International Airport immediately before the doomed flight was to land.
The NTSB said to expect its final evaluation in November, the first anniversary of Akronís deadliest air crash.
Todayís story, told from the perspective of the pilots, was based on the NTSB report. Three Ohio pilots were also consulted for this article. Access the report here: http://go.usa.gov/cuxVP.
To read about this flight from the perspective of the passengers on board and the residents of the Ellet crash site, told in the Beacon Journal on Nov. 15, 2015, visit Ohio.com.