Alpine Air Express

March 31, 2010 - 8:11am

Hawker Beechcraft 1900C, Sand Point, Alaska, Jan. 21, 2010–The twin turboprop crashed into the ocean shortly after takeoff from Sand Point Airport, killing the ATP-certified pilot and the commercial-certified first officer. The airplane was being operated as a cargo flight under Part 135.

July 9, 2008 - 7:21am

Hawker Beechcraft Beech 1900, Billings, Mont., May 23, 2008–The ATP-rated pilot of the Alpine Air Express Beech 1900 was killed when it crashed and exploded three miles northeast of Logan International Airport, two minutes after takeoff. The pilot was told to turn left to intercept Victor 187, but radar data showed the airplane started to turn right slowly.

June 9, 2008 - 9:38am

Hawker Beechcraft Beech 1900C, Lihue, Hawaii, Jan. 14, 2008–The Alpine Air cargo flight was destroyed when it crashed into the ocean in night VMC under unknown circumstances. The sole-occupant ATP-rated pilot was killed.

October 31, 2006 - 5:38am

Beech 99, Neihart, Mont., Aug. 17, 2004–The NTSB determined the cause of the Alpine Air Beech 99 cargo flight crash was the pilot’s failure to maintain adequate terrain clearance during cruise, which resulted in the airplane’s hitting mountainous terrain. Dark night conditions and mountainous terrain were contributing factors. Before the accident, the pilot told ATC he was VFR and level at 8,500 feet msl.

 
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