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Last updated: 27 September 2021
Datum:maandag 24 februari 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:MarkAir Express
Registratie: N723CA
Constructienummer: 723
Aantal vlieguren:12917
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 9
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 11
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Taxi (TXI)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Kenai Airport, AK (ENA/PAEN), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), Verenigde Staten
During the post landing taxi, the DHC-6 Twin Otter and an airport ramp tug collided with one another. Both pilots in the airplane and the tug driver said they did not see each other until the collision occurred.

Probable Cause:

Probable Cause:
Inadequate visual look out by both pilots in the airplane, and the driver of the ground vehicle. Contributing factors to the accident were the absence of side conspicuity lighting on the ground vehicle, and the night lighting conditions.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 3 months
Accident number: ANC92LA041
Download report: Summary report



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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 Kenai Airport, AK en Anchorage International Airport, AK bedraagt 94 km (59 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks 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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