KA200 crash Great Falls, MT


#1

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/1110AP_Medical_Plane_Crash.html

This is all I can find
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N45MF


#2

I’m betting on a CFIT. There’re mountains in that vicinity.


#3

For those not familiar with the term: CFIT means controlled flight into terrain, aka crashing into a mountain.


#4

FULL DEFINITION/EXPLANATION HERE

I love the humorous reference to “rock-filled cloud” and “cumulogranite”.


#5

Before James started flying out west he always looked at me like I had just crawled out from under a rock when I used those terms or referred to “rock filled clouds” in general.

He “gets” it now.


#6

One man’s hill is another man’s mountain!


#7

One of my all time favorite Far Side comics:
(removed per request of the copyright holder)

…And sorry for turning this thread about an airplane crash into humor.


#8

HA! That’s funny.

Q: What prestigious institution of higher learning did Gary Larson graduate?
A: WAZZU

Q: What year was he the commencement speaker?
A: 1990


#9

From the PRELIMINARY REPORT:

N45MF, collided with mountainous terrain