NTSB Identification: ANC80FA008
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of FRONTIER FLYIN
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-3, registration: N99663

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3981  79/10/30   BETTLES,AK          DOUGLAS DC-3        CR-  2  0  0  COMMERCIAL                ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 1030                    N99663              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO            37, 7000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            1000 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BETTLES
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          FAIRBANKS,AK                AMBLER,AK                    BETTLES,AK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: PARKED AIRCRAFT                           LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
           WEATHER - SNOW
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, IN PERSON
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/2 MILE OR LESS                                         SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          BLOWING SNOW                                             CALM
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           28                                                      CALM
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          BELOW MINIMUMS                                           IFR
        REMARKS- HIT 3 PARKED ACFT 50FT RIGHT OF RWY,ALL SUBSTANTIAL DMG.NO ALTERNATE FILED.LOC/DME APCH.

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