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Last updated: 23 October 2017
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:lundi 15 mars 2010
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander
Compagnie:Servant Air
Immatriculation: N663SA
Numéro de série: 4
Année de Fabrication: 1967-06-21 (42 years 9 months)
Moteurs: 2 Lycoming IO-540-K1B5
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 1
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 2
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 3
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Kodiak Airport, AK (ADQ) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: Au décollage (TOF)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Kodiak Airport, AK (ADQ/PADQ), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Old Harbor Airport, AK (OLH), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Numéro de vol: 501
A Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander passenger plane, registered N663SA, sustained substantial damage in an accident at Kodiak Airport, AK (ADQ). All three on board were injured.
The airplane was taking off from Kodiak runway 25, on a domestic flight to Old Harbor Airport, AK (OLH). The Islander contacted the tops of trees past the end of the runway and came to rest nose down on the ground in a stand of trees, the branches supporting the plane in a vertical position.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's failure to maintain clearance from rising terrain during takeoff resulting in collision with trees."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 220 days (7 months)
Accident number: ANC10LA025
Download report: Summary report

» Broken arm worst injury as trees cushion crashing plane

Broken arm worst injury as trees cushion crashing plane (Anchorage Daily News, 16-3-2010)


METAR Weather report:
20:45 UTC / 12:45 local time:
2045Z 290 21 G27KT 7SM -SN SCT025 SCT030 BKN 01/M03 A2970
Wind 290 degrees at 21 knots, gusting to 27 knots; visibility 7 miles; light snow; scattered clouds at 2,500 ft and 3,000 ft; temperature 1 degree C, dew point -3 degrees C


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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Kodiak Airport, AK et Old Harbor Airport, AK est de 75 km (47 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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