Preliminary Accident Reports

May 1999 Issue

Feb. 28, Leadville, Colo. / Beech 35-C33 Debonair

At 08:07 MST, a Beech Debonair struck terrain during initial climb from Lake County Airport. The three occupants were not injured. The pilot told investigators he was departing on runway 34 and the airplane “just didn’t seem to have the power.” The airplane impacted rising terrain and both wings were bent....

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