Preliminary Accident Reports

November 2006 Issue

September 15, 2006, Telluride, Colo. / Beech 35-C33 Debonair

At approximately 1030 Mountain time, the airplane was destroyed when it impacted mountainous terrain during cruise flight. Visual conditions prevailed. The Commercial pilot and three passengers were killed. Radar track data showed a VFR target approaching the area from the southeast at 13,500 feet msl. The target proceeded northwest until reaching Wilson Peak, a 14,017-foot mountain. The radar track ended there at 1030. …

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