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Last updated: 26 November 2021
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Montag 13 Juli 1992
Zeit:12:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3A-200
Fluggesellschaft:Arctic Circle Air Service
Kennzeichen: N20086
Werknummer: SH.1918
Baujahr: 1973
Betriebsstunden:6390
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TPE331-2-201A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Bethel Airport, AK (BET) (   USA)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Bethel Airport, AK (BET/PABE), USA
Flug nach:Chevak Airport, AK (VAK/PAVA), USA
Unfallbericht:
Inadequate cargo restraint caused balance problems on takeoff, resulting in a very nose high attitude. The Skyvan banked right and left, crashed and caught fire. The certificated max. gross weight was exceeded by 324.8lb.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Inadequate security of the cargo which shifted rearward during the takeoff roll. Factors which contributed to the accident were: the over gross weight condition, and the improper alteration of the tie down rings by the overhauling maintenance facility."

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Accident number: ANC92FA106
Download report: Summary report

Informationsquelle:
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Fotos

photo of Shorts-SC-7-Skyvan-3A-200-9M-AXC
accident date: 13-07-1992
type: Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3A-200
registration: 9M-AXC
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Bethel Airport, AK to Chevak Airport, AK as the crow flies is 217 km (136 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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