NTSB Identification: ANC70AA052
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of GALENA AIR SER
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N3472Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0171   70/1/1    NULATO,ALAS         CESSNA 180          CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0030                    N3472Y              PX-  1  1  1  AIR TAXI-PASSG            AGE 26, 3728 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            2 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - NULATO
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          NULATO,ALAS                 TANANA,ALAS
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - SNOW
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                              UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                           SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      23
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      NONE
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- EMERG FLT TO AIRLIFT SICK PATIENT. PLT BELIEVED TO HAVE STAYED LOW TO MAINTAIN CONTACT AT NITE.

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