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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 12 November 1992
Time:ca 09:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft C-12F Huron (A200CT Super King Air)
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 85-1261
C/n / msn: BP-52
First flight: 1986
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:48 km (30 mls) W of Juneau International Airport, AK (JNU) (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK (EDF/PAED), United States of America
Destination airport:Juneau International Airport, AK (JNU/PAJN), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed into a mountain range, at an elevation of 2600' in the Chilkat Range, on descent towards the Juneau Airport.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» armyaircrews.com
» Gainesville Sun - Nov 13, 1992


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Distance from Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK to Juneau International Airport, AK as the crow flies is 901 km (563 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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