NTSB Identification: WPR13FA008
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 09, 2012 in Laramie Peak, WY
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301T, registration: N110UM
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.
HISTORY OF FLIGHT Full narrative available
On October 9, 2012, about 1344 mountain daylight time (MDT), a Piper PA-32R-301T Saratoga II, N110UM, was destroyed when it collided with mountainous terrain near the summit of Laramie Peak, about 51 miles southeast of Casper, Wyoming. The non-instrument rated private pilot and 3 passengers were fatally injured. The airplane was registered to one of the passengers and operated by the pilot as a visual flight rules (VFR) cross-country flight under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the departure and destination airports. No flight plan was filed for the flight that originated from Marshall, Texas (KASL) about 0820 central daylight time. The pilot's planned destination was Casper, Wyoming, with an intermediate fuel stop in Dodge City, Kansas. The flight departed Dodge City about 1130 central daylight time (CDT).
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