Before the flight, the pilot obtained weather information for an airport near the departure airport and for an airport about 275 miles south along his route of flight. He did not file a flight plan, did not receive any other services for the flight, and departed in night visual meteorological conditions.
According to GPS and air traffic control data, the Piper PA-30 was flying on a southwesterly heading before it turned right. It subsequently turned left and then right before it entered a descending left turn and hit terrain near Biglerville, Pa., killing both people on board the airplane. [Read more…]