Accident
Last updated: 22 December 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Samstag 6 September 1969
Zeit:01.35
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
Fluggesellschaft:Interior Airways
Kennzeichen: N2711N
Werknummer: 38
Baujahr: 1967
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Sagwon, AK (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Fairbanks International Airport, AK (FAI/PAFA), USA
Flug nach:Sagwon Airport, AK (SAG), USA
Unfallbericht:
The Twin Otter contacted the ground and crashed while in a 30-degree bank.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - improper IFR operation
weather - low ceiling
weather briefing - briefing received-method unknown
weather forecast - weather considerably worse than forecast

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Fairbanks International Airport, AK to Sagwon Airport, AK as the crow flies is 503 km (315 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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