Descripción del Accidente ASN 20 MAY 2023 Viking Air DHC-6 Twin Otter 400 N153QS - Half Moon Bay Airport, CA (HAF)
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Estado:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Fecha:sbado 20 mayo 2023
Hora:c. 14:15
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Viking Air DHC-6 Twin Otter 400
Operador:Seafly LLC
Registración: N153QS
Numéro de série: 869
Año de Construcción: 2012
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:54 km (33.8 milles) W de la costa de Half Moon Bay Airport, CA (HAF) (   Océano Pacífico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Santa Rosa-Sonoma County Airport, CA (STS/KSTS), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Honolulu-Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, HI (HNL/PHNL), Estados Unidos de América
A DHC-6 Twin Otter 400, N153QS, crashed into the Pacific Ocean about 54 km west of the Half Moon Bay Airport (HAF), California.
The aircraft had departed Santa Rosa-Sonoma County Airport, California (STS) at 15:21 UTC (08:21 local time) on a flight to Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii (HNL).
ADS-B data suggests that the aircraft at some point turned back, heading for HAF, until it crashed at 14:15 local time.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing



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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 Santa Rosa-Sonoma County Airport, CA to Honolulu-Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, HI as the crow flies is 3827 km (2392 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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