NTSB Identification: DEN74AD041
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: MITSUBISHI MU-2B, registration: N711AH

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0821   74/3/2    GLENWOOD SPG,COLO   MITSUBISHI MU-2B    CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1422                    N711AH              PX-  4  2  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  35, 10000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            165 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HOUSTON,TEX                 ASPEN,COLO
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED SPEED AND CLEARANCE
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           TERRAIN - SNOW-COVERED
        WEATHER BRIEFING - SELF-HELP,PILOT CHECKED WEATHER DATA
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        MISSING AIRCRAFT - LATER RECOVERED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  10500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          HAZE                                                      44
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          220                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- BELOW CLOUDS,NR MTN PEAKS.L TURN TO LOCATE ARPT.HIT MTN.RCVRD 3/4/74.

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