- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 03, 2007
Time: 17:18
Location: Off Whittier, Alaska
Operator: Evergreen Alaska Helicopters, Inc.
Flight #: ?
Route: Cordova - Ancorage
AC Type: Eurocopter Deutschland BK117C1
Registration: N141LG
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 4   (passengers:3  crew:1)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:3  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into the sea while en route. The pilot's decision to continue VFR flight into night instrument meteorological conditions. Contributing to the accident were the operator's failure to adhere to an FAA-approved and mandated safety risk management program, the FAA's failure to provide sufficient oversight of the operator to ensure they were in compliance with the risk management program, the pilot's lack of experience in night winter operations in Alaska, and the operator's lack of an EMS dispatch and flight following system.
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