ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17401
Last updated: 18 September 2014
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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.
Grumman G-21A Goose
|Owner/operator:||Peninsula Airways (PenAir)|
|C/n / msn:|| B-97|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Dutch Harbour Airport, Unalaska, AK -
United States of America
|Departure airport:||Akutan, AK|
|Destination airport:||Unalaska, AK|
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.
||Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]|
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