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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Datum:maandag 21 juli 1997
Tijd:18:30 ADT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:PenAir - Peninsula Airways
Registratie: N9481F
Constructienummer: 20800070
Bouwjaar: 1985
Aantal vlieguren:8670
Motoren: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Naknek Airport, AK (NNK) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:King Salmon Airport, AK (AKN/PAKN), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Naknek Airport, AK (NNK), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer: 354
The airplane was on short final to land on runway 34 when it encountered heavy rain, which reduced forward visibility. The pilot continued the landing, and during the landing roll, the airplane drifted right and the right wing contacted brush and trees. The airplane departed the right side of the 1,700-foot-long x 50-foot-wide runway.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilots decision to continue the landing into adverse weather conditions and failure to maintain runway alignment. A factor
was the rain shower which resulted in reduced forward visibility."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 4 months
Accident number: ANC97LA109
Download report: Summary report

» NTSB Id ANC97LA109


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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 King Salmon Airport, AK en Naknek Airport, AK bedraagt 22 km (14 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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