Date: November 15, 1987
Time: 14:15
Location: Denver, Colorado
Operator: Continental Airlines
Flight #: 1713
Route: Denver, CO - Boise, ID
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-14
Registration: N626TX
cn / ln: 45726/36
Aboard: 82   (passengers:77  crew:5)
Fatalities: 28   (passengers:25  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: During a snowstorm in Denver, the flight was delayed 27 minutes after de-icing. When the aircraft took off, the crew experienced a rapid rotation during takeoff, overturned and crashed. Icing. Failure of the captain to de-ice a second time.

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