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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41657
Last updated: 10 August 2020
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Date:31-AUG-1996
Time:12:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna TU206G
Owner/operator:Totem Air
Registration: N7345N
C/n / msn: U20603623
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Yakutat, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:AK (YAK)
Destination airport:Russell Fiord, AK
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot had departed for a remote fiord in the amphibious float equipped airplane to pick up several passengers. The flight was reported overdue and search personnel located the airplane floating upside down in the area of the destination. The landing gear was extended. The front windshield was broken out and the pilot's seat belt was unbuckled. The pilot was not found and is presumed to have received fatal injuries. The pilot was the only pilot for the operator, and was the director of operations and the chief pilot. CAUSE: The pilot's landing on the water with the landing gear inadvertently extended.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001208X06389


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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