Incident de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk I (L-20A) N4957,
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Date:Monday 10 June 2024
Time:c. 17:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk I (L-20A)
Owner/operator:Talon Air Service Inc
Registration: N4957
MSN: 490
Year of manufacture:1953
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Port Alsworth, AK -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Dahler Homestead Airport, AK (7AK5)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
Narrative:
A de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk I (L-20A), N4957, was substantially damaged when it crashed into a wooded area about 35 minutes shortly after takeoff from Soldotna, Alaska.
The pilot and five passengers received unspecified injuries.

ADS-B data shows that the aircraft entered a box canyon like area before the track terminated.

Sources:

FAA ASIAS

https://www.flightaware.com/live/flight/N4957/history/20240610/1626Z/7AK5/L%2060.28696%20-154.35693
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n4957#359d639c
https://dhc-2.com/id126.htm

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/6/91462_1523035147.jpg (photo)

Location

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jun-2024 15:23 Captain Adam Added
12-Jun-2024 06:10 Anon. Updated [Damage]

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