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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196462
Last updated: 4 June 2019
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Date:20-JAN-1959
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft C18S
Owner/operator:Wien Alaska Airlines
Registration: N6674C
C/n / msn: 8313
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nome, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Nome, AK
Destination airport:Kotzebue, AK
Narrative:
Having flown passengers from Kotzebue to Nome, pilot took off to return to Kotzebue without passengers. When just airborne cabin gas heater burst into flames. Pilot turned back to land but right wing struck telephone pole and was torn off. Aircraft rolled and crashed upside down in a pipe storage before burning for hours.

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