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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22772
Last updated: 22 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B-2 JetRanger II
Owner/operator:Alaska West Air Service
Registration: N90315
MSN: 1863
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mt. Spur, near Kenai, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Collided with terrain at the 10,980 ft. level of Mt. Spur while maneuvering to land on the summit. The elevation of the summit is 11,070 ft. msl. The commercial certificated pilot-in-command and one passenger received serious injuries, and three passengers were not injured. The helicopter sustained substantial damage. The flight, which was being conducted under the non-scheduled regulatory requirements contained in 14 CFR Part 135, originated on the afternoon of July 28, 1994 at Kenai, Alaska for the purpose of filming a snow boarding movie on Mt. Spur. On July 28, 1994, the aircraft, pilot, and passengers spent the night at Chakaphamna Lake, near the foot of the mountain, before commencing filming activity on Mt. Spur the following day. A company VFR flight plan was in effect and visual meteorological conditions prevailed in the area of the mishap site.



Revision history:

09-Sep-2008 11:19 Vaclav Kudela Added
19-Jan-2011 08:00 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:14 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:16 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:20 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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