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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225069
Last updated: 24 May 2019
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Date:13-MAY-2019
Time:12:21 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk I
Owner/operator:Mountain Air Service LLC
Registration: N952DB
C/n / msn: 237
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Coon Cove near George Inlet area, about 8nm from Ketchikan, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Rudyerd Bay, AK
Destination airport:Ketchikan Harbor Seaplane Base, AK (WFB)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Two floatplanes (de Havilland Canada DHC-3T Vazar Turbine Otter , N959PA, c/n 159, operated by Taquan Air, owned by Mountain Air Service LLC, and a de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver) with eleven (DHC-3) and five occupants (DHC-2) onboard on an independent tour (DHC-2), have been involved in a mid-air collision over Coon Cove near the George Inlet area, about 8nm from Ketchikan, Alaska.

Total fate of the occupants: four killed, ten rescued (one in critical condition, three in serious and and six in fair condition) and two are missing missing.

The FAA reported that the five occupants on board the DHC-2 Beaver and one occupants from the DHC-3T Vazar Turbine Otter were unaccounted for.

Weather conditions in the area the 13 was included high overcast skies with 9 mph southeast winds.
both aircrafts are submerged in water.

Sources:

https://www.ktva.com/story/40467807/2-planes-crash-in-waters-near-ketchikan
https://www.ktuu.com/content/news/Authorities-working-to-rescue-victims-of-two-float-plane-crashes-near-Ketchikan-509872001.html
https://vancouversun.com/news/world/five-dead-as-floatplanes-collide-midair-in-ketchikan-alaska
https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/aviation/2019/05/13/2-floatplanes-crash-near-ketchikan-coast-guard-says/
https://eu.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/05/13/alaska-floatplanes-crash-rescue-crews-search/1194789001/
https://7news.com.au/news/disaster-and-emergency/alaska-seaplane-crash-five-killed-as-two-planes-collide-mid-air-c-111105
https://www.news4jax.com/news/national/3-killed-3-missing-in-alaska-plane-collision?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=snd&utm_content=wjxt4
https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/sightseeing-airplanes-carrying-tourists-collide-ketchikan-alaska-live-updates-2019-05-13/
https://edition.cnn.com/2019/05/13/us/alaska-plane-collision/index.html
https://globalnews.ca/news/5280526/bc-woman-killed-alaska-plane-crash-us-husband/
https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20190514X70427

Data____________________________________

https://www.asias.faa.gov/apex/f?p=100:95:::NO::P95_EVENT_LCL_DATE,P95_LOC_CITY_NAME,P95_REGIST_NBR:13-MAY-19,KETCHIKAN,N952DB
https://www.asias.faa.gov/apex/f?p=100:95:::NO::P95_EVENT_LCL_DATE,P95_LOC_CITY_NAME,P95_REGIST_NBR:13-MAY-19,KETCHIKAN,N959PA (DHC-3T)
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N952DB
https://flightaware.com/photos/view/4340457-e6d45ba26d4841502e251eb22cb74af456749fb8/aircrafttype/BE33
https://www.mtnairservice.com/

NTSB___________________________________
https://app.ntsb.gov/pdfgenerator/ReportGeneratorFile.ashx?EventID=20190514X70427&AKey=2&RType=Prelim&IType=MA
https://www.flickr.com/photos/ntsb/46943497085/in/album-72157708604728194/


Images:



(c) Dean Straw, 11 August 2013 at Misty Fjords


N952DB departing from Ketchikan Harbour. June 2018




Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-May-2019 00:24 Geno Added
14-May-2019 00:39 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]
14-May-2019 00:41 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
14-May-2019 00:56 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]
14-May-2019 04:04 RobertMB Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
14-May-2019 05:07 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
14-May-2019 05:48 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
14-May-2019 06:03 RobertMB Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
14-May-2019 06:15 Iceman 29 Updated [Photo]
14-May-2019 08:35 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-May-2019 10:03 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-May-2019 13:46 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
14-May-2019 14:23 Geno Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
14-May-2019 14:40 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
14-May-2019 14:54 RobertMB Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-May-2019 17:28 Geno Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
15-May-2019 05:52 harro Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Phase, Narrative]
15-May-2019 06:05 harro Updated [Embed code, Photo]
15-May-2019 08:32 fulmar01 Updated [Photo]
15-May-2019 13:06 gerard57 Updated [Other fatalities]
15-May-2019 19:29 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
16-May-2019 12:19 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Photo]
16-May-2019 12:20 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Photo]
16-May-2019 12:23 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Photo]
16-May-2019 12:52 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
21-May-2019 17:56 harro Updated [Source]
22-May-2019 18:59 harro Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
24-May-2019 11:57 martin1967 Updated [Source]

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