NTSB Identification: ANC76AA040
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of FAIRBANK FLYIN
Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND DHC-3, registration: N90575

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3844  75/9/23    KUSKOKWIM RVR,AK    DEHAVILLAND DHC-3   CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 41, 15100
        TIME - 1300                    N90575              PX-  0  0  1  AIR TAXI-CARGO            TOTAL HOURS, 3600 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          MINCHUMINA,AK               RETURN                       KUSKOKWIM RVR,AK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: DIRT BANK                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO ABORT TAKEOFF
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           AIRFRAME - FLIGHT CONTROL SURFACES: FLAP ASSEMBLIES
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE (OWNER PERSONNEL)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MISSING
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     270
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           5                                                       VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- INSUFFICIENT ROOM FOR TKOF.HIT BEND IN SLOUGH.FLAPS INOP,MISSING SCREWS AT SELECTOR PLATE.GUST 20K

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