Accident Fairchild C-82A Packet N208M,
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Date:Saturday 16 January 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild C-82A Packet
Owner/operator:Interior Airways
Registration: N208M
MSN: 10163
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Beaver, Yukon Flats, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Fairbanks International Airport, AK (FAI/PAFA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The C-82A Packet operated on a ferry flight to Fairbanks, AK (FAI). The pilot had received en route sky conditions, but did not receive a weather briefing. Carburettor icing en route caused a loss of power on both engines. The pilot made a forced landing in blowing snow conditions in a remote part of Alaska, some 100 miles North of Fairbanks.

miscellaneous acts,conditions - anti-icing/deicing equipment-improper operation of/or failed to use
miscellaneous acts,conditions - ice-carburetor
miscellaneous acts,conditions - failure of two or more engines
weather - conditions conducive to carb./induction system icing

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: ANC65A0039
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 months
Download report: Final report



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