NTSB Identification: ANC13FA058
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, June 28, 2013 in Cantwell, AK
Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55, registration: N5JG
Injuries: 3 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.


On June 28, 2013, about 1040 Alaska daylight time, a twin-engine Beech Baron 95-B55 airplane, N5JG, was destroyed following a collision with terrain and post-crash fire in an area known as Broad Pass, about 15 miles southwest of Cantwell, Alaska. The airplane was being operated as a visual flight rules (VFR) cross-country flight under the provisions of Title 14, CFR Part 91, when the accident occurred. Of the three people aboard, the first pilot/airplane owner, seated in the left seat, the second pilot, seated in the right seat, and a passenger, all sustained fatal injuries. At the time of the accident, instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) were reported in the areas of Broad and Windy Pass. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the airplane's point of departure, and company flight following procedures were in effect. The flight departed the Fairbanks International Airport at approximately 1000, destined for Homer, Alaska, via Windy and Broad Pass.

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