Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2008 Issue

July 23, 2008, Longmont, Colo., Beech 35-C33A Debonair

At 1008 Mountain time, the airplane was substantially damaged when its engine lost power and it landed short of the runway. Visual conditions prevailed. There were no injuries to the pilot and his passenger. According to the pilot, he was on final approach and, when he tried to adjust the power setting with throttle, the engine did not respond. He made a forced landing on uneven terrain short of the runway.

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