- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: May 28, 2003
Time: 13:30
Location: Talkeetna, Alaska
Operator: McKinley Air Service - Air Taxi
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Cessna 185
Registration: N70176
cn / ln: 18502037
Aboard: 4   (passengers:3  crew:1)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:3  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The airplane was destroyed during a collision with snow-covered glacial terrain following a loss of control during cruise flight, about 40 miles north-northwest of Talkeetna, Alaska. The airplane was being operated as a visual flight rules. The pilot's failure to maintain adequate airspeed which resulted in an inadvertent stall, an uncontrolled descent and in-flight collision with terrain. A factor associated with the accident was rising terrain
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