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Last updated: 23 October 2017
Datum:zaterdag 9 augustus 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic P4Y model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Hawkins & Powers Aviation
Registratie: N6813D
Aantal vlieguren:1482
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Port Hardy Airport, BC (YZT) (   Canada)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Ketchikan International Airport, AK (KTN/PAKT), Verenigde Staten
During 1975, the aircraft was under contract to the US Department of the Interior and based at Anchorage, Alaska. On August 8, 1975, the aircraft was being flown back to it's home base at Greybull Airport, Wyoming.
The first fuel stop was Ketchikan in Alaska, but the aircraft was not able to land there due to bad weather.
Shortly after midnight on August 9, after seven hours of flight, the aircraft ran out of fuel, and the engines began to flame out.
The crew attempted to reach Port Hardy Airport, British Columbia, Canada. During final approach with only one engine still running,
the pilot considered he was too high to land and attempted to go-around. The aircraft struck the ground during the turn, crashed through the airport perimeter fence, crossed the rock and driftwood strewn beach, and came to rest in the ocean, approximately
100 yards offshore.

» Warbirds International July/August 1993


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Anchorage International Airport, AK en Ketchikan International Airport, AK bedraagt 1234 km (771 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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