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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 3568
Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Date:10-JUL-1978
Time:10:46
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE9L model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 65-A90 King Air
Owner/operator:Great Western Mineral Corporation
Registration: N278DU
MSN: LJ-243
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Aurora, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:DEN
Destination airport:Richfield, UT
Narrative:
left engine boost pump inop,switch off.Crossfeed off.Aprx 700# over max gwt.
Crashed & burnt in a vacant lot near East 21st Avenue & Altura Boulevard at Aurora, Denver, CO shortly after takeoff from Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN) caused by overloading.

Sources:

NTSB
AL 142


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
27-Feb-2013 13:06 wf Updated [Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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