Date: July 30, 2001
Time: 16:00
Location: Haines, Alaska
Operator: Air Taxi
Flight #: ?
Route: Shagway, AK - Return
AC Type: Piper PA-32-300
Registration: N39586
cn / ln: 32-7840168
Aboard: 6   (passengers:5  crew:1)
Fatalities: 6   (passengers:5  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The sightseeing plane impacted the side of a mountain in poor visibility. The pilot's continued flight into known adverse weather conditions, and his poor in-flight decision making. Factors associated with the accident were clouds and mountainous terrain. A finding is the pilot's use of FAA prohibited drugs.

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