NTSB Identification: ANC75AA010
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of MERRIC AVN.
Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND DHC-2, registration: N7620

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3159  74/8/13  NR.ANAKTUVUK,ALAS     DEHAVILLAND DHC-2   CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1835                    N7620               PX-  3  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            AGE 28, 1862 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            235 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CHANDALAR CAMP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          DIETRICH,ALAS               HAPPY VALLEY,ALAS            CHANDALAR,ALAS
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          FOG                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- TRIED TO FLY THRU OBSCURED MTN PASS.UN CONT,TURNED AROUND & HIT GND.

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