Oklahoma State Cowboys basketball team plane crash

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Oklahoma State basketball team plane crash
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Beechcraft Super King Air 200 similar to accident aircraft
Accident summary
Date January 27, 2001
Summary Snow storm
Site Strasburg, Colorado, United States
Passengers 8
Crew 2
Fatalities 10
Survivors 0
Aircraft type Beechcraft Super King Air 200
Operator Jet Express Services
Registration N81PF

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 the Oklahoma State Cowboys basketball team, crashed near Strasburg, Colorado. The pilot had become disoriented in a snow storm.[1] The plane was flying from Jefferson County Airport to Stillwater Regional Airport after the team's loss against the Colorado Buffaloes. The plane was carrying eight people involved at Oklahoma State: two players, as well as 6 members of the coaching staff and OSU broadcasters. The lives of the pilot and co-pilot were also lost in the crash.[2] Oklahoma State has a memorial erected for the ten killed, entitled "Remember the Ten" outside Gallagher-Iba Arena.

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Coordinates: 39°44′48″N 104°15′0″W / 39.74667°N 104.25000°W / 39.74667; -104.25000