Preliminary Accident Reports

February 2011 Issue

December 27, 2010, Loveland, Colo., Cessna 210B

The airplane was substantially damaged upon impacting terrain at 1436 Mountain time. The solo private pilot was fatally injured. Visual conditions prevailed. Radar data indicated the airplane departed Boulder, Colo., at 1323. At 1434, the pilot reported on emergency frequency 121.5 MHz he was "losing elevator control" and was in the vicinity of Carter Lake prior to the last radar return.

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