The Citation 560 that crashed short of Runway 26R at Pueblo Municipal Airport, Colo., on February 17 was only about 300 feet agl while still four miles out, according to the NTSB. The airplane crashed just seconds later, at about 9:15 a.m. The two pilots and six passengers were killed and the aircraft was destroyed. The jet was one of two Circuit City Stores airplanes making the same flight. Weather at the time of the accident was reported as visibility eight miles, broken clouds at 900 feet, overcast at 1,400 feet and a temperature/dew point of -3 and -5 degrees C, respectively. The second company aircraft, also with eight people aboard, landed safely about 10 minutes after the crash.
Crashed Citation 300 agl at Four Mile
- February 1, 2007, 10:23 AM