- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: September 24, 1959
Time: c 17:20
Location: Great Sitkin Island, Alaska
Operator: Reeve Aleutian Airlines
Flight #: 3
Route: Shemya - Cold Bay - Adak - Anchorage
AC Type: Douglas C-54B
Registration: N63396
cn / ln: 10486
Aboard: 16   (passengers:11  crew:5)
Fatalities: 16   (passengers:11  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into a mountain while on approach to Adak. Improper approach. Crew error. Pilot did not fly in accordance with visual flight rules over hazardous terrain.
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