NTSB Identification: ANC05LA045.
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Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Monday, February 28, 2005 in Fairbanks, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/13/2005
Aircraft: Helio H-295, registration: N6465V
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
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The airline transport pilot was conducting an on-demand cargo flight to a remote airstrip. On final approach to land, he noticed he was too low, and initiated a go around, but the airplane continued to descend and collided with trees at the approach end of the runway. The pilot reported there were no preaccident mechanical anomalies with the airplane. The airplane sustained structural damage to the wings and fuselage.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's delay in performing a go-around, and his failure to maintain obstacle clearance. Full narrative available
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