On February 28, 1999, approximately 1230 mountain standard time, a Parsons Kitfox II, N740GP, was substantially damaged following an encounter with unforecasted weather during landing at Meadow Lake Airport, Colorado Springs, Colorado. The private pilot, the sole occupant in the airplane, was not injured. The airplane was being operated by the owner/builder under Title 14 CFR Part 91. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the local personal flight which originated 2 hours, 15 minutes before the accident. No flight plan had been filed. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
According to the pilot, he landed on runway 15. He stated that a dust devil picked up the right wing and rotated the airplane 180 degrees. The airplane came to rest between the runway and taxiway. The left wing spar was bent and the left main landing gear was broken off.