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Datum:Freitag 16 Mai 1986
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BE99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft C99 Commuter
Fluggesellschaft:Centennial Airlines
Kennzeichen: N6728J
Werknummer: U-217
Baujahr: 1983
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Laramie-General Brees Field, WY (LAR) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Denver International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN), USA
Flug nach:Laramie-General Brees Field, WY (LAR/KLAR), USA
A Beechcraft 99C operated by Centennial Airlines sustained substantial damaged in landing accident at Laramie, WY.
During the en route and approach for landing portions of the flight the aircraft picked up a moderate to heavy load of ice. During the landing flare the aircraft stalled, hit the runway, bounced, veered off the runway, and struck a VASI lighting system. The left landing gear collapsed and the aircraft skidded to a stop.

Probable Cause:

Probable cause:
airspeed..uncontrolled..pilot in command
weather condition..icing conditions
stall..inadvertent..pilot in command
Contributing Factors:
weather condition..snow



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Distance from Denver International Airport, CO to Laramie-General Brees Field, WY as the crow flies is 181 km (113 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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