Construcciones Aeronauticas SA (CASA) C-212-CC, Kotzebue, Alaska, Feb. 14, 2009– The Arctic Transportation Services cargo aircraft crashed half a mile from Kotzebue Airport and was substantially damaged. The ATP-rated pilot and copilot were not injured.
Geography of Alaska
The NTSB has completed a majority of the on-site investigation into the August 16 fatal crash of a de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver floatplane in Ketchikan, Alaska. The airplane, N345KA, hit terrain during climb from Traitor’s Cove during a Part 135 air-tour flight to Ketchikan, killing five of the nine people on board. Most of the airplane–including the cockpit–was destroyed on impact.