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Last updated: 11 November 2019
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Sonntag 3 August 1980
Zeit:16:15
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Fluggesellschaft:Yute Air Alaska
Kennzeichen: N433GR
Werknummer: 291
Baujahr: 1958
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 8
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Togiak, AK (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Passagierflug
Flug von:Togiak Village Airport, AK (TOG/PATG), USA
Flug nach:Dillingham Municipal Airport, AK (DLG/PADL), USA
Unfallbericht:
Crashed when attempting a climbing turn after encountering fog in a valley.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S):
pilot in command - continued VFR flight into adverse weather conditions
FACTOR(S)
weather - low ceiling
weather - fog
weather briefing - no record of briefing received
weather forecast - unknown/not reported

Informationsquelle:
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Togiak Village Airport, AK to Dillingham Municipal Airport, AK as the crow flies is 107 km (67 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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