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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 263518
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:29-MAY-2021
Time:c. 13:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182K Skylane
Owner/operator:Dataworks of New York Inc
Registration: N2761Q
MSN: 18257961
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Category:Accident
Location:Yakutat, AK -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Talkeetna Airport, AK (TKA/PATK)
Destination airport:Yakutat Airport, AK (YAK/PAYA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The aircraft sustained substantial damage subsequent to impact with mountainous terrain near Mt Hawkins in Wrangell St. Elias National Park, Alaska. The two occupants onboard the airplane received minor injuries.

The flight was operating VFR and no flight plan had been filed.

METAR PACV 292053Z 10006KT 8SM -RA OVC050 09/06 A2970 RMK [58NM west]
SPECI PAVD 292136Z 23003KT 10SM -RA BKN006 BKN015 OVC045 06/06 A2979 RMK AO2 CIG 003V008 [84NM west]

In the final 5 minutes of data, groundspeed increased by 60 knots, with no significant changes in track or altitude.

Sources:

https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/2021/05/31/two-rescued-from-wrangell-st-elias-park-plane-crash-separate-climbing-group-remains-stranded/
https://ak.ng.mil/Media/News-Article-View/Article/2641453/alaska-air-national-guard-rescues-two-men-after-airplane-crash-on-mount-hawkins/
https://www.asias.faa.gov/apex/f?p=100:96:9719587723681::::P96_ENTRY_DATE,P96_MAKE_NAME,P96_FATAL_FLG:01-JUN-21,CESSNA
https://globe.adsbexchange.com/?icao=a2bf50&lat=61.806&lon=-149.317&zoom=8.9&showTrace=2021-05-29
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/Search/NNumberResult
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N2761Q/history/20210529/1855Z/PATK/L%2060.70000%20-143.51666
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9KEY7a3uU4
https://flightaware.com/photos/view/1104930-15e6ba1caea088a657406940a4aab06b9652603d/aircrafttype/C182

Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jun-2021 22:03 Geno Added
02-Jun-2021 05:41 Anon. Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
03-Jun-2021 15:10 Captain Adam Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
07-Jun-2021 07:11 aaronwk Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]

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