Date: September 08, 1973
Time: 0542
Location: King Cove, Alaska
Operator: World Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Travis - Cold Bay - Yokota - Clark
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63F
Registration: N802WA
cn / ln: 46146
Aboard: 6   (passengers:3  crew:3)
Fatalities: 6   (passengers:3  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: Hit mountain at 3,500 ft., in level flight, 15.5 miles east of airport in fog. Improper IFR operation. Descended below MSA in mountainous terrain. The captain's deviation from approved instrument approach procedures. As a result of the deviation the flight descended into an area of unreliable navigation signals and obstructing terrain.

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