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Last updated: 5 December 2020
Status:Definitief
Datum:donderdag 22 oktober 1970
Tijd:14:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-200
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Pan Alaska Airways
Registratie: N123PA
Constructienummer: SH.1861
Bouwjaar: 1969
Motoren: 2 Garrett TPE331-2-201A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Bettles, AK (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Prospect Creek Airport, AK (PPC/PAPR), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Dietrich, AK (DTK), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
At FL25 the no. 2 engine flamed out and the prop was feathered. When the remaining engine lost power, a forced landing was made in small trees next to a frozen river. It appeared that the fuel was contaminated with water.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
personnel - maintenance,servicing,inspection: improperly serviced aircraft (owner-pilot)
miscellaneous acts,conditions - fuel contamination-exclusive of water in fuel
miscellaneous acts,conditions - water in fuel
partial power loss - partial loss of power - 1 engine
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-1 engine

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