Preliminary Accident Reports

February 2011 Issue

December 15, 2010, Edwards, Colo., Beech B-60 Duke

The airplane was substantially damaged when it impacted mountainous, snow-covered terrain at approximately 1600 Mountain time. A post-impact fire ensued. Instrument conditions prevailed; the flight was operating on an IFR clearance. The private pilot and his pilot-rated passenger were fatally injured.

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