Preliminary Accident Reports

November 2006 Issue

September 15, 2006, Maybell, Colo. / Cirrus Design Corp SR20

The aircraft was destroyed at approximately 1340 Mountain time when it impacted terrain. The Private pilot and pilot-rated passenger were fatally injured. Visual conditions prevailed. At 1320 and at an altitude of 14,000 feet msl, the pilot reported the airplane was encountering icing conditions and requested several altitude changes. He was assigned an altitude of 11,000 feet and was asked if he could maintain terrain and obstacle separation. The pilot acknowledged in the affirmative. At…

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