Date: August 05, 2007
Time: 22:30
Location: Near Ruidoso, New Mexico
Operator: Southwest Medivac
Flight #: ?
Route: Ruidoso - Albuquerque
AC Type: Beechcraft King Air E-90
Registration: N369CD
cn / ln: LW-182
Aboard: 5   (passengers:4  crew:1)
Fatalities: 5   (passengers:4  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The medivac flight crashed in Devil's Canyon in the Lincoln National Forest, four minutes after taking off from Ruidoso. The pilot, a male nurse, a female paramedic and a 15-month-old girl and her mother were killed.The pilot's failure to maintain clearance from terrain due to spatial disorientation.

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