NTSB Identification: ANC77FA067
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of WOODS AIR SERV
Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND DHC-3, registration: N48064

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3614   77/8/4  NR.BETTLES,AK         DEHAVILLAND DHC-3   CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 39, 5000
        TIME - 1905                    N48064              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO            TOTAL HOURS, 1500 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ALATNA RIVER,AK             BETTLES,AK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           STALL: MUSH                                              TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISUSED OR FAILED TO USE FLAPS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE,SPEED,AND ALTITUDE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO ABORT TAKEOFF
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - LOOSE GRAVEL
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
           WEATHER - OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION
           MISCELLANEOUS - EVASIVE MANEUVER TO AVOID COLLISION
        WEATHER BRIEFING - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                              UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          SMOKE                                                     70
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          270                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- TKOF FRM RVR GRAVEL BAR TOWARD BEND IN RIVER.TREES,STEEP RVR BANK AT BEND.

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