The NTSB investigation found that the nose gear was improperly maintained.
Key Lime Air had a previous incident at DIA on April 5, 2006, when the pilot took off, experienced a control problem and landed without incident, the NTSB said.
The NTSB found that maintenance personnel improperly routed a cable and that the maintenance inspector failed to notice the problem.
Key Lime Air's fatal crashes
Date Place Fatalities Cause
* March 17, 2000 Dighton, Kan. 3 Weather and pilot error
* June 5, 2000 Kiowa 2 Pilot error
* Sept. 24, 2001 Pagosa Springs 2 Pilot error
Source: National Transportation Safety Board
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