Descripción del Accidente ASN 01 SEP 1995 Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-200 N30GA - Farewell, AK
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:viernes 1 septiembre 1995
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-200
Operador:North Star Air Cargo
Registración: N30GA
Numéro de série: SH.1839
Año de Construcción: 1968
Horas Totales de la Célula:15798
Motores: 2 Garrett TPE331-2-201A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:10 km (6.3 milles) S of Farewell, AK (   Estados Unidos de América)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 1463 m (4800 feet) amsl
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Farewell Airport, AK (FWL/PAFW), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Anchorage-Merrill Field, AK (MRI/PAMR), Estados Unidos de América
Skyvan N30GA, flying to Anchorage in IMC conditions with a VFR flight plan, collided with the north facing slope of a mountain slope, about 200 feet below the ridgeline at an altitude of 4800 feet. Weather was bad with low ceilings (about 1800 feet overcast), mountain obscuration, rain, fog and icing in clouds and precipitation.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's continued VFR flight into instrument meteorological conditions. The weather was a factor."

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 187 days (6 months)
Accident number: ANC95LA158
Download report: Summary report

» ICAO Adrep Summary 2/96 (#82)
» NTSB Id. ANC95LA158
» Scramble 200(19)


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Distance from Farewell Airport, AK to Anchorage-Merrill Field, AK as the crow flies is 254 km (159 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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