Accident at South of Juneau, Alaska


1997-03-27: The aircraft departed Atlin, BC VFR to Juneau, Alaska. When the aircraft did not arrive, Juneau Radio issued an alert. Whitehorse FSS personnel overhead UPS6993 talking to the aircraft and rendered assistance. The pilot of N1295K reported that he was lost south of Juneau with 30 minutes of fuel remaining. Whitehorse FSS advised the pilot to activate his ELT and then he notified Juneau FSS, Victoria RCC and the US Coast Guard of the seriousness of the situation. An ELT fix was obtained and the Sitka Coast Guard located the wreckage with the pilot waving from a shore line. This same aircraft was involved in a loss of engine power due to fuel exhaustion on the 23rd of March, 1997. A successful force landing was accomplished 20 miles east of Contact Creek while he was enroute Watson Lake from Fort Nelson. See CADORS NO. 97C0168, 97P0168


CADORS Number 1997C0183
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-03-27 - 03:55
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location the United States of America, North America, National Capital Region (NCR), South of Juneau, Alaska
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Model 8A
Year Built
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Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number N1295K
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority

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