Accident
Last updated: 24 October 2014
Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 23 septiembre 2011
Hora:19:30
Tipo:de Havilland Canada DHC-3T Texas Turbine Otter
Operador:Servant Air
Registración: N361TT
Numéro de série: 361
Año de Construcción: 1952
Motores: 1 Garrett TPE331
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Heitman Lake, AK (   Estados Unidos de América) show on map
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Old Harbor Airport, AK (OLH), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kodiak Airport, AK (ADQ/PADQ), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
A de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter (Garrett TPE-331 powered Texas Turbine conversion) sustained substantial damage in an accident near Heitman Lake, near Mile 14 of the Chiniak Highway, Kalsin Bay, AK, six miles south of Kodiak, AK. The pilot was killed and the two passengers suffered serious injuries.
The airplane struck a tree and terrain during a go-around at Heitman Lake.


PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot’s failure to maintain clearance from a tree during a low altitude maneuver and his failure to maintain control of the airplane. Contributing to the accident was the pilot’s use of over-the-counter sedating medications."

Fuentes:
» AK plane crash: pilot dead, 2 injured (Anchorage Daily News, 23-9-2011)
» NTSB


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Distance from Old Harbor Airport, AK to Kodiak Airport, AK as the crow flies is 75 km (47 miles).

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