NTSB Identification: ANC72AA041
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of MUNZ NORTHERN
Aircraft: PILATUS PC-6, registration: N4912

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2957  72/4/11  NR.NOME,ALAS          PILATUS PC-6        CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 24, 1956
        TIME - 1203                    N4912               PX-  0  0  2  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      TOTAL HOURS, 175 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG S-D        INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          NOME,ALAS                   TELLER,ALAS
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: SNOWBANK                                  LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
           WEATHER - OTHER
           TERRAIN - OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - WHITEOUT
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          NONE                                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- HIT HARD SNOW DRIFT UNSEEN DUE FLAT LIGHTING COND ASSOCIATED W TRUE ARCTIC WHITEOUT COND

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