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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 12 June 1968
Time:07:19
Type:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-22
Operator:United Airlines
Registration: N7086U
C/n / msn: 19150/485
First flight: 1967-10-25 (8 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 55
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 62
Airplane damage: Minor
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:near Denver, CO (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Salt Lake City International Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), United States of America
Destination airport:Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN), United States of America
Narrative:
The Boeing collided with a Cessna 337, N2212X (2 occupants) between 9,000 and 9,500 feet about 15 miles north of Denver. Both aircraft landed safely.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S):
pilot in command - failed to see and avoid other aircraft

Classification:
Mid air collision
Forced landing on runway

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Salt Lake City International Airport, UT to Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO as the crow flies is 608 km (380 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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