Date: May 16, 1985
Time: 13:45
Location: Golovin, Alaska
Operator: Air Taxi
Flight #: ?
Route: Golovin, AK - Elim, AK
AC Type: Cessna C-207A
Registration: N73635
cn / ln: 20700610
Aboard: 5   (passengers:4  crew:1)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:2  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: According to the pilot-in-command, he was attempting to fly through a mountain saddle. As he turned towards the mountain and began his climb the weather deteriorated rapidly with ceilings zero, visibility zero and severe turbulence. The airplane struck the side of a 1,707 foot high mountain at the 1,590 foot level on a magnetic heading of 015 degrees. The pilot-in-command stated that just prior to impact he could not see anything. Continued VFR flight into IMC. Poor judgement. Improper planning.

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