Hageland Suffers Second Caravan Crash in Five Months

 - April 14, 2014, 12:25 PM

A Hageland Aviation Cessna 208B Grand Caravan crashed in the Three Steps Mountain region near Bethel, Alaska, on April 8. Both people aboard the training flight were killed in the accident and the fire that followed. The flight departed Bethel at 3:42 p.m. local time. The last recorded data hit on the airplane via Flightradar24 at 4:02 p.m. showed it level at 3,700 feet and 160 knots. Weather in the local Bethel area was reported as clear skies, 10 miles visibility and light wind from the north. This is the second crash of a Hageland Aviation Caravan in the past five months, with the previous incident occurring in November last year.