Preliminary Accident Reports

February 2001 Issue

Nov. 5, Teec Nos Pos, Ariz. / Piper Arrow

At about 14:55 mountain time, a Piper PA-28-200 suffered an in-flight structural failure near Teec Nos Pos and crashed, killing the pilot and passenger. The airplane was operated by a flying club in Broomfield, Colo., and had departed on Nov. 3. A notepad found in the wreckage documented a flight from Jeffco Airport in Broomfield to Monarch Pass, Blue Mesa, Dove Creek, Page and Las Vegas. The wreckage was found at 8,600 feet in the Carrizo Mountains after an ELT beacon alerted the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center....

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