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Last updated: 29 July 2021
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 16 April 2021
Time:18:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B99 Airliner
Operator:Lake Clark Air Services
Registration: N991AK
MSN: U-189
First flight: 1982
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-36
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Chignik-Lagoon Airport, AK (KCL) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Anchorage-Merrill Field, AK (MRI/PAMR), United States of America
Destination airport:Chignik-Lagoon Airport, AK (KCL), United States of America
Narrative:
A Beechcraft B99 Airliner, registration N991AK, sustained substantial damage when it struck a chunk of ice and frozen gravel during a landing attempt at Chignik Lagoon Airport (KCL), Alaska.
The right main gear was sheared off, causing damage to the propeller and wing. There were no injuries to the two pilots and nine passengers onboard.

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Distance from Anchorage-Merrill Field, AK to Chignik-Lagoon Airport, AK as the crow flies is 734 km (459 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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