NTSB Identification: FTW83FAMS1
Accident occurred Tuesday, November 02, 1982 in DURANGO, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/02/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-220T, registration: N80960
Injuries: 4 Fatal.

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.

THE AIRCRAFT ORIGINALLY DEPARTED HELENA, MT ON A FLIGHT BELIEVED TO BE TO TAOS, NM. A LANDING WAS MADE AT OGDEN, UT WHERE THE PLANE WAS SERVICED WITH 47.5 GAL OF FUEL. THE LAST RADIO COMMUNICATION WAS AT 1735 MST 11/2/82. AT THAT TIME, THE AIRCRAFT WAS REPORTED TO BE 17 MILES WEST OF DURANGO, CO AT 11,500 FT. AFTER THAT, NO FURTHER CONTACT WAS MADE WITH THE AIRCRAFT. FATAL INJURIES PRESUMED.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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