Preliminary Accident Reports

April 2001 Issue

Jan. 24, Watkins, Colo. / Aero Vodochody L-39

At 11:27 mountain time, an Aero Vodochody L-39CT crashed on departure from Front Range Airport, killing both aboard. Witnesses said the airplane departed from runway 26 and turned crosswind for a southbound departure. The airplane was observed to pitch-up approximately 30 degrees, and drop immediately to the ground....

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