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Last updated: 16 January 2022
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 22 julio 1976
Hora:09:05
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B18T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Volpar Turboliner II
Operador:Winship Air Services
Registración: N600WA
Numéro de série: BA-463
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Dutch Harbor, AK (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Privado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Cold Bay Airport, AK (CDB/PACD), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Dutch Harbor NAS, AK (DUT/PADU), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The airplane impacted the ground in poor visibility conditions.

The aircraft, a Volpar Turboliner II cargo plane, was a stretched turbine conversion of a Beechcraft G18S. The conversion was carried out in 1974.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
pilot in command - improper IFR operation
FACTOR(S)
weather - low ceiling
weather - rain
weather - fog



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Distance from Cold Bay Airport, AK to Dutch Harbor NAS, AK as the crow flies is 284 km (177 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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