NTSB Identification: ANC75AA054
14 CFR Part 121 Nonscheduled operation of PACIFIC ALASKA AIRLINES
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-6B, registration: N77DG

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0025  75/2/16    FAIRBANKS,AK        DOUGLAS DC-6B       CR-  2  1  0  NS/CTR REVENUE CARGO DOM  AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1902                    N77DG               PX-  0  0  0                            56, 24535 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            16000 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - FAIRBANKS INTL
        OPERATOR - PACIFIC ALASKA AIRLINES
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          FAIRBANKS,AK                HAPPY VALLEY CAMP,AK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PERSONNEL - FLIGHT ENGINEER: INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPERLY SERVICED AIRCRAFT (GROUND CREW)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL CONTAMINATION-EXCLUSIVE OF WATER IN FUEL
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - OPERATIONAL SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL: DEFICIENCY,COMPANY MAINTAINED EQPMT,SERVICES,REGULATION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FAILURE OF TWO OR MORE ENGINES
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 3 ENGINES
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- FUEL CONTAMINATION DUE 100/130 & KEROSENE MIX. FOUND IN ACFT,REFUEL TRUCK & UNDERGROUND STORAGE.

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