Friday, July 1, 2016

Cessna U206F, N9575G, Golden Eagle Outfitters: Incident occurred May 23, 2017 in Kotzebue, Alaska; Incident occurred June 30, 2016 in Point Lay, Alaska; Accident occurred October 09, 2012 in Buckland, Alaska

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Fairbanks, Alaska

Golden Eagle Outfitters:

Aircraft had a fire under unknown circumstances.

Date: 23-MAY-17
Time: 02:25:00Z
Regis#: N9575G
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: C206
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: FIRE
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)

Aircraft struck the prop during taxi

Date: 01-JUL-16

Time: 00:30:00Z
Regis#: N9575G
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 206
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Minor
Flight Phase: TAXI (TXI)
State: Alaska

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Fairbanks, Alaska

Aviation Accident Final Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:

Aviation Accident Data Summary - National Transportation Safety Board:

NTSB Identification: ANC13CA002
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 09, 2012 in Buckland, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/19/2012
Aircraft: CESSNA U206F, registration: N9575G
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot reported that while on final approach to a remote gravel bar adjacent to a river, in gusty and variable wind conditions, the 10-knot headwind subsided just before touchdown, and the airplane descend below the anticipated approach path. He initiated a go-around, but the right wing abruptly dropped, and the right main wheel struck the water, which pivoted the airplane 90 degrees to the right. The airplane’s right wing subsequently struck the surface of the water, sustaining substantial damage. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical anomalies with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows:

The pilot's loss of airplane control during final approach in gusty wind conditions.

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