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Last updated: 17 November 2019
Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 13 octubre 1978
Hora:16:44
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Operador:Arctic Guide
Registración: N4048B
Numéro de série: 125
Año de Construcción: 1968
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Barrow, AK (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Anaktuvuk Pass Airport, AK (AKP/PAKP), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Barrow-Point Barrow Airport, AK (PBA), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
It was snowing at Barrow as Twin Otter N4048B approached the airport. Ice probably started to accumulate on the aircraft until the airplane stalled and crashed short of the runway. It appeared that the de-ice boots on the horizontal stabilizer were installed improperly.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - continued VFR flight into adverse weather conditions
personnel - maintenance,servicing,inspection: inadequate maintenance and inspection
airframe - flight control surfaces: other
miscellaneous acts,conditions - improperly installed
pilot in command - failed to use or incorrectly used misc.equipment
miscellaneous acts,conditions - anti-icing/deicing equipment-improper operation of/or failed to use
pilot in command - misused or failed to use flaps
FACTORS:
personnel - operational supervisory personnel: inadequate flight training-procedures
personnel - operational supervisory personnel: deficiency,company maintained eqpmt,services,regulation
weather - icing conditions-includes sleet,freezing rain,etc.

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-200-N7661
accident date: 13-10-1978
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
registration: N7661
 
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