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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 242506
Last updated: 8 October 2020
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Date:15-SEP-2020
Time:c. 10:21
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH3T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DHC-3 Turbine Otter
Owner/operator:Katmai Air
Registration: N3125N
C/n / msn: 394
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Naknek Lake, Katmai National Park, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:King Salmon Airport, AK (AKN/PAKN)
Destination airport:King Salmon Airport, AK (AKN/PAKN)
Narrative:
The float-equipped aircraft ditched to the waters of Naknek Lake in Katmai National Park, Alaska. The left-hand float collapsed on landing.
The seven occupants onboard were not injured.
Aircraft slung by helicopter to King Salmon airport on 9/18/2020.

Sources:

https://www.alaskasnewssource.com/2020/09/15/plane-in-katmai-national-park-crashes-into-naknek-lake/
https://www.asias.faa.gov/apex/f?p=100:95:::NO::P95_EVENT_LCL_DATE,P95_LOC_CITY_NAME,P95_REGIST_NBR:15-SEP-20,NAKNEK%20LAKE,N3125N
https://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/001255449.html
ex.RCAF/9416, RCAF/123416.

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

30 May 2014 N3125N Alaska Air Taxi 0 near Homer, AK min
4 Jun 2015 N3125N Alaska Air Taxi 0 near Skwentna, AK suw


Images:

Photo of N3125N courtesy AirHistory.net


Vernon (CYVK / YVE)
22 November 2008; (c) John Olafson


9/15/2020 Naknek Lake


Naknek Lake 9/15/2020


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Sep-2020 20:14 Geno Added
16-Sep-2020 20:18 Geno Updated [Aircraft type]
17-Sep-2020 06:03 harro Updated [Source]
17-Sep-2020 08:07 A.J.Scholten Updated [Source]
20-Sep-2020 06:49 Bluefugate Updated [Photo]
20-Sep-2020 06:50 Bluefugate Updated [Photo]
20-Sep-2020 06:50 Anon. Updated [Photo]
20-Sep-2020 06:57 harro Updated [Narrative]
20-Sep-2020 08:35 Bluefugate Updated [Narrative]
20-Sep-2020 16:50 Bluefugate Updated [Photo]

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