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Accident description
Last updated: 11 December 2017
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Date:Saturday 9 August 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed PV-2T Harpoon
Operator:Aklavik Import & Export Co.
Registration: N7457C
C/n / msn: 15-1594
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Fort Yukon, AK (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Aklavik Airport, NT (LAK/CYKD), Canada
Destination airport:Fairbanks International Airport, AK (FAI/PAFA), United States of America
Narrative:
The Harpoon cargo plane crashed in Alaska. The pilot survived.

Sources:
» Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 13 Aug 1958
» Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 12 Aug 1958
» Lockheed production list / G. Goodall


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Distance from Aklavik Airport, NT to Fairbanks International Airport, AK as the crow flies is 677 km (423 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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