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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17401
Last updated: 17 August 2017
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Date:09-APR-2008
Time:16:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic G21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-21A Goose
Owner/operator:Peninsula Airways (PenAir)
Registration: N741
C/n / msn: B-97
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Dutch Harbour Airport, Unalaska, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Akutan, AK
Destination airport:Unalaska, AK
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
As the 1946 airplane came in, its wheel touched the roof of a truck crossing one end of the runway and the plane tumbled onto the pavement.
The truck was on a widely used road that is equipped with lights and a gate to warn of approaching aircraft. It was unclear whether the safety equipment functioned, but seems the truck driver did not respect the stopping signs.


Sources:

http://www.adn.com/news/alaska/story/371301.html


Images:


Photo: Unalaska PD


Photo: Unalaska PD

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Apr-2008 07:15 Fusko Added
11-Apr-2008 09:53 Fusko Updated
14-Apr-2008 01:06 747236 Updated
15-Feb-2010 12:27 41.99.42.233 Updated [Narrative]
16-Jan-2011 16:17 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
10-Jul-2016 09:41 harro Updated [Narrative, Photo, ]
10-Jul-2016 09:42 harro Updated [Photo, ]
21-Dec-2016 19:14 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:16 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:20 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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