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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196201
Last updated: 24 November 2019
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Date:18-JUN-2017
Time:14:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver
Owner/operator:Alaska Seaplane Tours
Registration: N930TG
C/n / msn: 1041
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Big Goat Lake, Misty Fjords Nat'l Monument, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Big Goat Lake, AK
Destination airport:Ketchikan Harbor Seaplane Base (5KE)
Narrative:
According to Alaska State Troopers, the aircraft capsized in the waters of Big Goat Lake during the takeoff run in the Misty Fjords National Monument. All seven occupants were able to exit the plane and swim to shore. The pilot onboard the floatplane received minor injuries and the six passengers were not injured. The aircraft sank.

Local float plane companies Taquan Air and Carlin Air brought the 7 to Ketchikan, according to City of Ketchikan Fire Department arriving at around 15:35.

Big Goat Lake is approximately 25 air miles east of Ketchikan.

The six passengers were from a cruise ship. Two passengers were from Germany and four were from California.

Sources:

www.ketchikandailynews.com
http://www.ktuu.com/content/news/Minor-injuries-after-plane-crashes-in-Southeast-Alaska-429420953.html
https://www.ketchikandailynews.com/article/20170619/ARTICLE/170619916
https://www.google.com/maps/@?dg=dbrw&newdg=1/Big+Goat+Lake,+Alaska+99901/@55.5324271,-130.5753092,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x540bf4beb5e4da9f:0xe3bb9e88d5a64617?hl=en-us
https://www.markkelley.com/photoportfolio/big-goat-lake-misty-fjords-national-monument-alaska-image-2622/
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N930TG
http://www.airliners.net/photo/De-Havilland-Canada/2392889/L?sid=2338af7f9166a58b3297c7322d126cae

https://www.alaskaseaplanetours.com/seaplane-tours/bear-viewing/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jun-2017 19:16 gerard57 Added
19-Jun-2017 19:33 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Jun-2017 19:37 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Jun-2017 20:07 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-May-2019 16:28 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]

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