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Last updated: 2 June 2020
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Monday 23 January 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft C99 Commuter
Operator:Alpine Aviation
Registration: N216CS
C/n / msn: U-216
First flight: 1983
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Durango-La Plata Airport, CO (DRO) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Durango-La Plata Airport, CO (DRO/KDRO), United States of America
Destination airport:?
A Beechcraft C99, N216CS, departed the runway during an attempted takeoff at Durango La-Plata County Airport (DRO), Colorado. The airplane sustained substantial damage to both engines. The pilots were not injured.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: CEN17LA123

Runway excursion



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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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