Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, N97HA: Accident occurred August 16, 2021 in Fairbanks, Alaska

National Transportation Safety Board accident number: ANC21LA073 

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

Aircraft declared an emergency due to flight control issues, returned to Fairbanks and it was discovered that the right aileron was torqued. 

Wright Air Service Inc


Date: 16-AUG-21
Time: 22:52:00Z
Regis#: N97HA
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 208
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: ON DEMAND
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 135
Aircraft Operator: WRIGHT AIR SERVICE
Flight Number: WRF440
City: FAIRBANKS
State: ALASKA

1 comment:

  1. "Wright Air Service flight WRF440, A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, N97HA, sustained serious damage to the right aileron after encountering severe turbulence.
    The 8 passengers, and one pilot onboard were not injured. The airplane landed safely back at Fairbanks.

    According to the FAA, the aircraft declared an emergency due to flight control issues, it returned to Fairbanks and it was discovered that the right aileron was torqued." @ ASN

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