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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Definitief
Datum:zondag 16 mei 1982
Tijd:10:15 ADT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Vloog voor:Wien Air Alaska
Gehuurd van:Kodiak Aviation
Registratie: N103AQ
Constructienummer: 183
Bouwjaar: 1968
Aantal vlieguren:15267
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Hooper Bay, AK (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Scammon Bay SPB, AK (SCM/PACM), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Hooper Bay Airport, AK (HPB/PAHP), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer: 517
Beschrijving:
The Twin Otter crashed 1320 feet short of runway 13 onto hard-packed snow and ice.
The airplane was owned by Kodiak Aviation and leased to, and operated by, Gifford Aviation. Gifford Aviation, Inc., was operating the flight under contract to Wien Air Alaska.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The flight crew's failure to compute and properly interpret the aircraft's weight and balance and their operation of the aircraft with the centre of gravity substantially aft of its authorized limit which resulted in loss of control of the aircraft during a landing attempt."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 186 days (6 months)
Accident number: NTSB/AAR-82-16
Download report: Final report

Bronnen:
» NTSB-AAR-82-16


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Kaart
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 Scammon Bay SPB, AK en Hooper Bay Airport, AK bedraagt 47 km (29 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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