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Last updated: 17 October 2021
Datum:zaterdag 28 juni 1997
Tijd:16:18 ADT
Type:Silhouette image of generic CARV model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aviation Traders ATL-98 Carvair
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Hondu Carib Cargo
Registratie: N103
Constructienummer: 4/10273
Bouwjaar: 1943
Aantal vlieguren:7145
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2000-7M2
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Venetie, AK (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Venetie Airport, AK (VEE/PAVE), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Fairbanks International Airport, AK (FAI/PAFA), Verenigde Staten
The Carvair took off from Venetie for a VFR positioning flight to Fairbanks. The aircraft was climbing when the number two engine on the left wing began to run rough. Soon thereafter, a fire warning light for the same engine illuminated in the cockpit. Fire was visually confirmed, the engine was shut down, and both banks of fire bottles were discharged. The fire continued to burn, and the number two engine fell off the wing. The captain was forced to carry out an emergency landing on a sand and gravel bar in the Chandalar River.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "A fire associated with the number 2 engine for undetermined reasons."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Accident number: ANC97LA093
Download report: Summary report

» NTSB Identification: ANC97LA093


photo of Aviation-Traders-ATL-98-Carvair-N103
accident date: 28-06-1997
type: Aviation Traders ATL-98 Carvair
registration: N103

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 Venetie Airport, AK en Fairbanks International Airport, AK bedraagt 251 km (157 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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