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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 8673
Last updated: 3 March 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C340 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 340
Owner/operator:681 Ltd
Registration: N69498
C/n / msn: 340-0336
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:General Brees Field (Laramie Regional Airport), Laramie, Wyoming -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Laramie Regional Airport, Laramie, Wyoming (LAR/KLAR)
Destination airport:Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado (DEN/KDEN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Written off (destroyed) April 27, 1976 when crashed (stalled and pun in) on final approach to General Brees Airport,
(Laramie Regional Airport) Laramie, Wyoming. Aircraft was on a ferry flight from Ogden, Utah, to Denver, Colorado. Observers reported weather was marginal in accident quadrant. Aircraft banked left, angle increased to near vertical. Aircraft destroyed when caught fire after impact.

According to the following excerpt from the official NTSB report into the accident: "Pilot in command - failed to obtain/maintain flying speed; improper operation of flight controls; improper IFR operation; failed to initiate go-around"

Aircraft destroyed, registration N69498 cancelled by the FAA on July 22 1976


1. NTSB Identification: DEN76AD048 at
2. FAA:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
04-Dec-2016 22:35 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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