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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247489
Last updated: 19 April 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C185 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna A185E Skywagon
Owner/operator:Copper Valley Air Service
Registration: N9725Z
C/n / msn: 185-1035
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Chitina, AK -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
The aircraft experienced an apparent inflight break up and a subsequent impact with remote mountainous terrain near the Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, Chitina, Alaska.
The airplane was destroyed and the two people onboard were fatally injured.

Sources:,P95_LOC_CITY_NAME,P95_REGIST_NBR:04-FEB-21,CHITINA,N9725Z (photo)


Revision history:

05-Feb-2021 06:40 gerard57 Added
05-Feb-2021 07:53 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]
05-Feb-2021 12:57 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
05-Feb-2021 15:15 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Embed code, Narrative]
05-Feb-2021 17:08 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Embed code]
05-Feb-2021 17:32 RobertMB Updated [Source, Narrative]
06-Feb-2021 00:52 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]

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