NTSB Identification: DEN82FA175
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 25, 1982 in DEL NORTE, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/25/1983
Aircraft: CONVAIR 340, registration: N477KW
Injuries: 2 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ACCORDING TO THE FLIGHT CREW, VMC HAD DETERIORATED INTO IMC OVER THE MOUNTAINS. AFTER ENTERING IFR CONDITIONS THE ACFT IMPACTED A MOUNTAIN RIDGE.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

VFR FLIGHT INTO IMC..CONTINUED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CLOUDS


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..MOUNTAINOUS/HILLY

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