ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82892
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Narrative:The airline transport pilot was conducting an on-demand cargo flight to a remote airstrip. On final approach to land, he noticed he was too low, and initiated a go around, but the airplane continued to descend and collided with trees at the approach end of the runway. The pilot reported there were no preaccident mechanical anomalies with the airplane. The airplane sustained structural damage to the wings and fuselage.
Helio H-295 Super Courier
|Owner/operator:||Wright Air Service|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||40 mi SE of Fairbanks, AK -
United States of America
|Departure airport:||Fairbanks, AK (FAI)|
|Destination airport:||Gold King, AK (AK32)|
|Investigating agency: ||NTSB|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
Probable Cause: The pilot's delay in performing a go-around, and his failure to maintain obstacle clearance.
Other occurrences involving this aircraft
|23 Aug 1997
||Wright Air Service Inc.
||1,000 foot long gravel bar, 78 miles N of Fort Yukon, Alaska
|14 Nov 2014
||Wright Air Service
||East of Minto Al Wright Airport (51Z), Minto, AK
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||Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]|
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