Three of the four people aboard an air ambulance King Air E90 were killed late January 11 when the turboprop twin crashed on approach to Rawlins Municipal Airport, Wyo., to pick up a patient. Night IMC prevailed. The two pilots and a medic were killed, while another medic was seriously injured.
At the time of the accident, visibility was reported as two miles in light snow and mist. The registered owner and operator of the 1978 King Air, N41WE, is Mountain Flight Service, based in Steamboat Springs, Colo. On March 19, 2003, another Mountain Flight Service King Air E90 crashed, this time on approach in night VMC to Kremmling, Colo. The pilot, a paramedic and a flight nurse were injured.