Thursday, February 24, 2022

de Havilland Canada DHC-3T Turbine Otter, N413JP: Accident occurred February 21, 2022 in Umiat, Alaska




This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. 

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident. 

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

Bald Mountain Air Service Inc


Location: Umiat, Alaska
Accident Number: ANC22LA019
Date and Time: February 21, 2022, 08:20 Local 
Registration: N413JP
Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND DHC-3 Injuries: 9 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 135: Air taxi and commuter - Non-scheduled

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: DEHAVILLAND 
Registration: N413JP
Model/Series: DHC-3 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operator: 
Operating Certificate(s) Held: On-demand air taxi (135)
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: PASC, 61 ft msl 
Observation Time: 08:53 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 90 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: -29°C /-33°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 11 knots / , 90°
Lowest Ceiling: Overcast / 10000 ft AGL
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.1 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: VFR
Departure Point: Deadhorse, AK
Destination: Umiat, AK

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 8 None 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 9 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 69.371113,-152.13498

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