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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82892
Last updated: 7 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic COUR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Helio H-295 Super Courier
Owner/operator:Wright Air Service
Registration: N6465V
C/n / msn: 1417
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:40 mi SE of Fairbanks, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Fairbanks, AK (FAI)
Destination airport:Gold King, AK (AK32)
Investigating agency: NTSB
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.
Probable Cause: The pilot's delay in performing a go-around, and his failure to maintain obstacle clearance.



Revision history:

26-Nov-2010 15:45 TB Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
06-Dec-2017 07:02 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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