Preliminary Accident Reports

April 2000 Issue

NTSB Preliminary Reports

Selected recent general aviation and air carrier accidents currently under investigation

The following briefs were selected from the 98 preliminary reports filed with the NTSB in January 2000. Statements in quotes were taken directly from the NTSB documents. The information is subject to change as the investigations are completed. Click here to view "Accident Totals, January."

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Jan. 2, Telluride, Colo.
Cessna Golden Eagle

At approximately 09:50 MST, a Cessna 421B crashed while maneuvering near Telluride. IMC prevailed but the pilot was not instrument rated and had not filed a flight plan. The flight had departed Montrose, Colo., approximately 30 minutes before the accident, en route to El Paso, Texas....

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