On February 10, a Bombardier Challenger 600 jet, operated by Hop-A-Jet Worldwide Jet Charter, crashed onto the southbound lanes of Interstate 75 close to Naples, Florida.
The plane, en route from Columbus, Ohio, to Naples Airport with a last vacation spot of Fort Lauderdale, skilled a catastrophic twin engine failure on strategy. The chilling second of affect was captured by a trucker’s dashcam, exhibiting the jet skidding and erupting into flames upon collision. This footage has grow to be a vital piece of proof in understanding the sequence of occasions resulting in the crash.
The accident claimed the lives of the pilot, Edward Daniel Murphy, and co-pilot, Ian Frederick Hofmann. Miraculously, three passengers survived.