Aviation Photo #0588491 Fairchild Swearingen SA-227AC Metro III - Trans-Colorado Airlines

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Seen rolling out runway 26L. Delivery date was November 13, 1981. Other serials - N3033F with Avline Inc, PenAir, and Enterprise Finance, N630PA with Pen-Air, Avline Inc, GAS/Wilson, Avex Inc, and IBC Airways, and also N811BC with IBC Airways as freighter. Sadly, W/O March 30, 2005 at Miami-Dade Collier Apt, FL with IBC Airways as N811BC. On landing rollout engines were at 50kts. Left propeller hit a deer trying to cross rwy. Impact detached left propeller which punctured fuselage. 2 crew - ok. Broken-up.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    Trans-Colorado Airlines
    Fairchild Swearingen SA-227AC Metro III
    Fairchild Swearingen SA-226/227 Merlin IV/Metro
    Fairchild Swearingen SA-226/227 Merlin IV/Metro
    Fairchild Swearingen
    AC-463
    N3033F
    463
    Denver - Stapleton International
    Colorado
    USA
    September 1982
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