Vliegtuigongeval op 01 SEP 1995 met Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-200 N30GA - Farewell, AK
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:vrijdag 1 september 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-200
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:North Star Air Cargo
Registratie: N30GA
Constructienummer: SH.1839
Bouwjaar: 1968
Aantal vlieguren:15798
Motoren: 2 Garrett TPE331-2-201A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:10 km (6.3 mijl) S of Farewell, AK (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Farewell Airport, AK (FWL/PAFW), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Anchorage-Merrill Field, AK (MRI/PAMR), Verenigde Staten
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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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Farewell Airport, AK en Anchorage-Merrill Field, AK bedraagt 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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