Unfallbericht:Inadequate cargo restraint caused balance problems on take-off, resulting in a very nose high attitude. The Skyvan banked right and left, crashed and caught fire. The certificated max. gross weight was exceeded by 324.8lb.
|Datum:||Montag 13 Juli 1992|
|Flugzeugtyp:||Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3A-200|
|Fluggesellschaft:||Arctic Circle Air Service|
|Triebwerk:|| 2 Garrett TPE331-2-201A|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1 |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||Bethel, AK (USA)
|Flugphase:|| Anfangssteigflug (ICL)|
|Flug von:||Bethel Airport, AK (BET/PABE), USA|
|Flug nach:||Chevak Airport, AK (VAK), USA|
PROBABLE CAUSE: "Inadequate security of the cargo which shifted rearward during the takeoff roll. Factors which contributed to the accident were: the over gross weight condition, and the improper alteration of the tie down rings by the overhauling maintenance facility."
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9M-AXC was exported to the U.S. as N20086 in 1989
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Distance from Bethel Airport, AK to Chevak Airport, AK as the crow flies is 217 km (136 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.