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Datum:donderdag 20 maart 1986
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Woods Air Service
Registratie: N539Y
Constructienummer: 197
Bouwjaar: 1964
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2000-7M2
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Lime Village, AK (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Zaken
Vliegveld van vertrek:Palmer Municipal Airport, AK (PAQ/PAAQ), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Lime Village Airport, AK (LVD), Verenigde Staten
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

Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Palmer Municipal Airport, AK en Lime Village Airport, AK bedraagt 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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