Preliminary Accident Reports

December 2009 Issue

October 13, 2009, Pryor, Mon., Cessna 182

The airplane collided with terrain at an elevation of about 4300 feet msl at about 1141 Mountain time, killing the private pilot and passenger. The airplane sustained substantial damage. The nearest aviation weather reporting facility was about 27 miles northwest of the accident site, an elevation of 3652 feet msl. At 1153, the station reported an overcast ceiling at 1000 feet, with good visibility underneath.

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