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03/03/1991 All passengers are killed during United Airlines Flight 585

United Airlines Flight 585 was a scheduled passenger flight from Denver to Colorado Springs, carrying 20 passengers and 5 crew members on board. The plane experienced a rudder hardover while on final approach to runway 35 at Colorado Springs Municipal Airport, causing the plane to roll over and enter an uncontrolled dive. There were no survivors.


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