Preliminary Accident Reports

April 2000 Issue

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. The family reported the pilot missing on Jan. 4, and the airplane was located at approximately 14:30 on Jan. 6....

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