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I heard a newscast many years (10-15)ago about a collision of an airliner and a smaller (bizjet size?) both landing in Colorado. One landed "on top" of the other. I believe the newscast said the pilot of the smaller aircraft was Gil Ferguson, a pilot I flew with about 1960. Subsequent reports gave no names. Can anyone give me any other information about this accident?
I tried various forms of Internet seraches and haven't been able to locate any information. If you can recall a newspaper, television, or radio station that may have covered it, you may want to contact them and ask for a copy of information from their archives.
Alternatively, you could go to the NTSB website and search their archives. It will be a time consuming process unless you can narrow down some specifics, but it should list the information you are seeking.
Hope this is of help.
Try the NTSB search at this link:
Enter whatever info you can to narrow the search. I tried running all crashes in CO from 1980 to 1995 and got almost 1400 hits. Was it fatal? That would narrow the hits considerably if so, since most accidents are not fatal.
If it is the one I am thinking of, it was a Saab airliner and a skydiving jump plane, above Fort Collins/Loveland airport perhaps in the 1980s. The story was told around the airport when I was out there.
I found it. It was 4/17/81. There was an HP-137 (N11360) and a T206 jump plane(N4862F) and it was near FNL. There were 15 fatalities. As I recall some skydivers were able to jump after the collision. The NTSB record was DCA81AA015. Still gives me chills.
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