NTSB Identification: ANC80DA095
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of KATMAI AIR TAX
Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND DHC-2, registration: N9294Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3219  80/8/26  NR.KUKAKLEK LAKE,AK   DEHAVILLAND DHC-2   CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 27, 3500
        TIME - 1830                    N9294Z              PX-  0  0  6  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, UNK/NR IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         KUKAKLEK LAKE,AK             BROOKS LODGE,AK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: DIRT BANK                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISUSED OR FAILED TO USE FLAPS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      7000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      45
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          360                                                       15
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      OTHER
        REMARKS- PLT RAISED FLAPS TO TAXI FLOAT PLANE IN WND,LWRD FLAPS AT TKOF SPEED.HIT BANK,RVR BEND,10DEG FLAPS

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