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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236519
Last updated: 19 July 2020
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Date:28-MAY-2020
Time:15:43
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aero Commander 500S Shrike
Owner/operator:State of Alaska
Registration: N909AK
C/n / msn: 3232
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:c2.5 miles W of Aniak Airport (ANI/PANI), Aniak, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Aniak Airport, AK (ANI/PANI)
Destination airport:Soldotna Airport, AK (SXQ/PASX)
Narrative:
Following a loss of engine power, the aircraft force landed to gravel pit shortly after takeoff from Aniak Airport, Alaska.
The airplane sustained substantial damage and the four occupants wew injured.
The aircraft had been fueled with Jet A1 not AVGAS

Sources:

https://www.ktuu.com/content/news/Forestry-plane-crashes-near-Aniak-all-survive-570852661.html
https://fireaviation.com/2020/05/28/plane-carrying-firefighters-crashes-in-alaska/
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N909AK
https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/aviation/2020/07/17/wrong-fuel-added-before-crash-of-alaska-forestry-plane-that-injured-pilot-and-3-firefighters-ntsb-says/
https://app.ntsb.gov/pdfgenerator/ReportGeneratorFile.ashx?EventID=20200529X64359&AKey=1&RType=HTML&IType=LA

https://www.airteamimages.com/pics/242/242010_big.jpg (photo)


Images:

Photo of N909AK courtesy AirHistory.net


Palmer - Buddy Woods Municipal (PAAQ / PAQ)
30 April 2009; (c) F Seggie

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-May-2020 05:16 Geno Added
29-May-2020 05:27 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Source]
29-May-2020 07:56 RobertMB Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-May-2020 17:49 Anon. Updated [Nature]
19-Jul-2020 14:14 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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