Accident
Last updated: 25 November 2014
Estado:Final
Fecha:martes 30 octubre 1979
Hora:10:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-35-DK Dakota IVM
Operador:Frontier Flying Service
Registración: N99663
Numéro de série: 16719/33467
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Bettles Airport, AK (BTT) (   Estados Unidos de América) show on map
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Fairbanks International Airport, AK (FAI/PAFA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bettles Airport, AK (BTT/PABT), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Visibility at Bettles was very poor due to blowing snow and a low ceiling. DC-3 N99663 was on finals during a localiser DME approach when it struck three parked aircraft 50 feet to the right of the runway.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - improper IFR operation
FACTORS:
weather - low ceiling
weather - fog
weather - snow

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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Distance from Fairbanks International Airport, AK to Bettles Airport, AK as the crow flies is 285 km (178 miles).

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