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Last updated: 23 January 2022
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Sonntag 16 Mai 1982
Zeit:10:15 ADT
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Betrieben durch:Wien Air Alaska
Gemietet von :Kodiak Aviation
Kennzeichen: N103AQ
Werknummer: 183
Baujahr: 1968
Betriebsstunden:15267
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Hooper Bay, AK (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Scammon Bay SPB, AK (SCM/PACM), USA
Flug nach:Hooper Bay Airport, AK (HPB/PAHP), USA
Flugnummer: 517
Unfallbericht:
The Twin Otter crashed 1320 feet short of runway 13 onto hard-packed snow and ice.
The airplane was owned by Kodiak Aviation and leased to, and operated by, Gifford Aviation. Gifford Aviation, Inc., was operating the flight under contract to Wien Air Alaska.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The flight crew's failure to compute and properly interpret the aircraft's weight and balance and their operation of the aircraft with the centre of gravity substantially aft of its authorized limit which resulted in loss of control of the aircraft during a landing attempt."

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 186 days (6 months)
Accident number: NTSB/AAR-82-16
Download report: Final report

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB-AAR-82-16


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Distance from Scammon Bay SPB, AK to Hooper Bay Airport, AK as the crow flies is 47 km (29 miles).

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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