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Crash of a Quest Kodiak 100 near Moab: 1 killed

Accident description

  • Dec 12, 2016 at 0548 LT
  • N772RT
  • Takeoff (climb)
  • Cargo
  • No
  • Airport (less than 10 km from airport)
  • Moab – Green River – Salt Lake City
  • 100-0140
  • 2015
  • Moab, Utah
  • USA
  • North America
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • Shortly after a night takeoff from the airport of Canyonlands Field located about 16 miles north of Moab, while in initial climb, the single engine hit power cables and crashed in flames in a prairie. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire and the pilot was killed. He was en route to Salt Lake City with an intermediate stop in Green River.