- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 19, 1988
Time: 19:20
Location: Bayfield, Colorado
Operator: Trans Colorado AL / Continental Express
Flight #: 2286
Route: Denver, CO - Durango, CO
AC Type: Swearingen SA.227AC Metro
Registration: N68TC
cn / ln: AC-457
Aboard: 17   (passengers:15  crew:2)
Fatalities: 9   (passengers:7  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed while attempting to land in adverse weather conditions five miles short of the runway. The captain choose VOR/DME approach instead of ILS. The NTSB isssued a report that stated that the captain was a heavy user of cocaine and traces were found in his blood and urine.
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