ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59077
Last updated: 6 December 2013
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Narrative:The Cessna 208 aircraft had made an unscheduled landing on a frozen tundra lake approximately 87 miles west of Bethel (61.29.76, 164.13.89) The closest village is Chevak, AK.
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
|C/n / msn:|| 208B-0603|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||87 mls from Bethel, AK -
United States of America
A Cessna 206 was diverted to the area and was able to contact the plane on the ground, by radio, and determined that both occupants were uninjured but the aircraft was not flyable. Hageland Aviation requested assistance in retrieving the two occupants of the aircraft.
The Bethel Army Guard Helicopter was dispatched but had to turn back due to weather conditions. Chevak Volunteer S.A.R. has been requested to respond to the site by snow machine by Hageland Aviation to provide transportation back to Chevak.
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