NTSB Identification: ANC81FA015
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of NORTHERN AIR CARGO
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-6A, registration: N1036F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0003  81/1/16  NR.GAMBELL,AK         DOUGLAS DC-6A       CR-  0  0  3  SCHED DOM CARGO SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1120                    N1036F              PX-  0  0  0                            36, 11000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            8000 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - NORTHERN AIR CARGO
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          ANCHORAGE,AK                FAIRBANKS,AK                 NOME,AK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ICE-WINDSHIELD
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE AND CLEARANCE
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - ICING CONDITIONS-INCLUDES SLEET,FREEZING RAIN,ETC.
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                 UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     FREEZING RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          DVFR
        REMARKS- ENCTRD FZRA,WING TIP HIT ICE PACK DRG TURN TO REVERSE COURSE.

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