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Date:Tuesday 24 May 2022
Time:c. 15:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH3T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3T Turbine Otter
Operator:Yakutat Coastal Airlines
Registration: N703TH
MSN: 456
First flight: 1965
Engines: 1 General Electric H80
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Dry Bay Airport, AK (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Yakutat Airport, AK (YAK/PAYA), United States of America
Destination airport:Dry Bay Airport, AK, United States of America
Narrative:
A de Havilland Canada DHC-3T Turbine Otter (GE Aviation Czech M601H-80 turbine powered) crashed short of the runway while attempting to land at Dry Bay Airport (3AK), Yakutat, Alaska.
Three of the four occupants received serious injuries and the fourth received minor injuries. The aircraft sustained substantial damage.

Sources:
» adn.com
» kinyradio.com
» alaskasnewssource.com


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Distance from Yakutat Airport, AK to Dry Bay Airport, AK as the crow flies is 76 km (47 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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