NTSB Identification: ANC71AA056
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of GAY AIRWAYS,IN
Aircraft: SUD AVIATN SA318C, registration: N9222

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0281  71/5/12    ANAKTVK PASS,ALAS   SUD AVIATN SA318C   CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1930                    N9222               PX-  2  1  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            AGE 31, 2362 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            155 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SAGWON,ALAS                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SPATIAL DISORIENTATION
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - WHITEOUT
           TERRAIN - SNOW-COVERED
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        MISSING AIRCRAFT - LATER RECOVERED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  300
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     360
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           10                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- RECOVERY DATE 5/13/71. FLAT SNOW COVERED AREA ALMOST DEVOID OF VISIBLE OBJECTS.

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