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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 126124
Last updated: 25 December 2019
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Date:15-AUG-1965
Time:17:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna U206
Owner/operator:Aftons Flying
Registration: N2150F
C/n / msn: 206-0347
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Sitka, Japonski Island, Alaska -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Sitka, Japonski Island, Alaska (SIT/PASI)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) August 15, 1965 when crashed into trees during the take off/initial climb out phase at Stitka, Japonski Island, Alaska. According to the official NTSB report into the accident the aircraft crashed while flying in fog, and pilot error was attributed as being the cause of the crash ("PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT"): the pilot was flying VFR in conditions more appropriate to IFR (fog, rain and low cloud).

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: ANC66F0022 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=74517&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=2150F
3. http://planecrashmap.com/list/ak/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Dec-2016 14:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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