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Fecha:jueves 20 marzo 1986
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou
Operador:Woods Air Service
Registración: N539Y
Numéro de série: 197
Año de Construcción: 1964
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2000-7M2
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Lime Village, AK (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Palmer Municipal Airport, AK (PAQ/PAAQ), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Lime Village Airport, AK (LVD), Estados Unidos de América
The aircraft pitched up, rolled left, crashed into trees and caught fire.

Probable Cause:

- Airspeed(Vs)..Improper..Pilot in command
- Stall..Inadvertent..Pilot in command
Contributing Factors
- In-flight planning/decision..Improper..Pilot in command
- Altitude..Inadequate..Pilot in command
- Go-around..Attempted..Pilot in command

» ICAO Adrep Summary 5/88 (#24)


photo of DHC-4A-Caribou-N539Y
accident date: 20-03-1986
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou
registration: N539Y

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Palmer Municipal Airport, AK to Lime Village Airport, AK as the crow flies is 336 km (210 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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