On November 8, 1993, at 1400 Alaska standard time, a wheel equipped Cessna A185F airplane, N185FK, crashed during takeoff from runway 15 at Chefornak Airport, Alaska. The pilot, the sole occupant on board, was not injured and the airplane sustained substantial damage. The 14 CRR Part 135 all cargo scheduled commuter flight last departed Kipnuk, Alaska, and the destination was Chefornak. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and a company visual flight rules (VFR) flight plan was in effect. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot reported that during the initial takeoff roll a gust of wind raised the left wing causing the right wing to strike the ground.