Wednesday, June 29, 2022

de Havilland Canada U-6A Beaver, N600NL: Accident occurred June 25, 2022 in Kokhanok, 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; Anchorage, Alaska

Newhalen Lodge Inc

Location: Kokhanok, Alaska
Accident Number: ANC22LA050
Date and Time: June 25, 2022, 18:00 Local
Registration: N600NL
Injuries: 7 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Business

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: DEHAVILLAND 
Registration: N600NL
Model/Series: BEAVER U-6A 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC 
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: PAIL,160 ft msl
Observation Time: 17:53 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 19 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 14°C /10°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 6 knots / , 150°
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.27 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: Company VFR
Departure Point: Kokhanok, AK
Destination: Kokhanok, AK

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 6 None
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 7 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 59.439361,-154.7681 

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances into a lake and flipped over. 

Date: 26-JUN-22
Time: 02:20:00Z
Regis#: N600NL
Aircraft Make: DEHAVILLAND
Aircraft Model: BEAVER U-6A
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
State: Alaska

1 comment:

  1. All seven aboard get out okay and picked up in skiffs. Story:

    Promo photo of the beaver: