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Last updated: 16 October 2019
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 29 March 2018
Time:ca 11:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 99
Operator:Lake Clark Air
Registration: N31TN
C/n / msn: U-49
First flight: 1969
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Pilot Point Airport, AK (PIP) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Dillingham Municipal Airport, AK (DLG/PADL), United States of America
Destination airport:Pilot Point Airport, AK (PIP/PAPN), United States of America
Narrative:
The Beechcraft 99 impacted terrain during an instrument approach to Pilot Point Airport, Alaska, USA. After the airplane impacted terrain the pilot made a go-around and initiated landing at the King Salmon Airport, Alaska.
The landing gear then collapsed after touchdown.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: GAA18CA187

Sources:
» NTSB
» KTVA


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Distance from Dillingham Municipal Airport, AK to Pilot Point Airport, AK as the crow flies is 170 km (107 miles).

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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