Date: August 07, 1975
Time: 16:11
Location: Denver, Colorado
Operator: Continental Airlines
Flight #: 426
Route: Denver - Wichita
AC Type: Boeing B-727-224
Registration: N88777
cn / ln: 19798/608
Aboard: 131   (passengers:124  crew:7)
Fatalities: 0   (passengers:0  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft climbed to about 100 feet above runway 35L and then crashed near the departure end of the runway. At the time of the accident, a thunderstorm with associated rain showers was moving over the northern portion of the airport. The aircraft's encounter, immediately following takeoff, with severe windshear at an altitude and airspeed which precluded recovery to level flight.

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