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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Sunday 2 April 1978
Time:16:26
Type:Silhouette image of generic D28D model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier Do 28D-1 Skyservant
Operator:Bush Air
Registration: N21AS
C/n / msn: 4004
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bethel, AK (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Bethel Airport, AK (BET/PABE), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed on return to the departure airport.
The airplane was en route to an airstrip near the Kuskokwim River, Alaska.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
personnel - production-design-personnel: poor/inadequate design

Sources:
» NTSB


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