NTSB Identification: DCA76AZ004
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of WIEN AIR ALASKA INC
Aircraft: FAIRCHILD F-27B, registration: N4904

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0013  75/8/30    GAMBELL,AK          FAIRCHILD F-27B     CR-  3  1  0  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1357                    N4904               PX-  7 19  2                            39, 6607 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            4626 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GAMBELL
        OPERATOR - WIEN AIR ALASKA
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          NOME,AK                     GAMBELL,AK                   SAVOONGA,AK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: MISSED APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT FACILITIES: OTHER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        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                                           DRIZZLE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       47
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          240                                                       7
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          BELOW MINIMUMS                                           IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- COLLIDED WITH MTN WHILE BELOW MDA. WX WAS BELOW APPROACH MINIMUMS. APT ROTATING BCN O/S.

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