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Last updated: 30 November 2021
Datum:zaterdag 16 januari 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-82A Packet
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Interior Airways
Registratie: N208M
Constructienummer: 10163
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Beaver, Yukon Flats, AK (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Fairbanks International Airport, AK (FAI/PAFA), Verenigde Staten
The C-82A Packet operated on a ferry flight to Fairbanks, AK (FAI). The pilot had received en route sky conditions, but did not receive a weather briefing. Carburettor icing en route caused a loss of power on both engines. The pilot made a forced landing in blowing snow conditions in a remote part of Alaska, some 100 miles North of Fairbanks.

Probable Cause:

miscellaneous acts,conditions - anti-icing/deicing equipment-improper operation of/or failed to use
miscellaneous acts,conditions - ice-carburetor
miscellaneous acts,conditions - failure of two or more engines
weather - conditions conducive to carb./induction system icing



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