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Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 2 octubre 1964
Hora:16:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Steward-Davis Super Catalina (PBY-5A)
Operador:Alaska Coastal-Ellis Airlines
Registración: N4936V
Numéro de série: 1705
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 2 Wright R-2600
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Otter Lake, Chichagof Island, AK (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Sitka Airport, AK (SIT/PASI), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The airplane nosed in after a hard landing on the water of Otter Lake.
It was transporting supplies from Sitka to build a US Forest Service cabin that was being constructed on the shore of the lake.

The airplane was a former US Navy Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina that had been converted by Steward-Davis Inc. as a Super Catalina with upgraded Wright Cyclone R-2600 engines, a modified tail fin, a faired nose and other modifications.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
copilot - improper level off
pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight
FACTORS:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - poorly planned approach
miscellaneous acts,conditions - aircraft came to rest in water

Fuentes:
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