Beechcraft Super King Air 200 similar to accident aircraft
|Date||January 27, 2001|
|Summary||Spatial disorientation in snow storm|
|Site||Strasburg, Colorado, U.S.|
|Aircraft type||Beechcraft Super King Air 200|
|Operator||Jet Express Services|
The Oklahoma State University Cowboys basketball team plane crash occurred on January 27, 2001, at 19:37 EST, when a Beechcraft Super King Air 200, registration N81PF, carrying 2 players on the Oklahoma State Cowboys basketball team along with 6 OSU broadcasters & members of the OSU coaching staff, crashed in a field 40 miles (64 km) east of Denver, near Strasburg, in the U.S. state of Colorado. The pilot had become disoriented in a snow storm. The plane was flying from Jefferson County Airport to Stillwater Regional Airport after the team's loss to the Colorado Buffaloes.
The plane was carrying 2 crew members (pilot Denver Mills, and co-pilot Bjorn Fahlstrom) and eight passengers involved with Oklahoma State basketball. All ten individuals died. Oklahoma State has a memorial erected to them, entitled "Remember the Ten", inside Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
The ten victims were:
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