Date & Time: Sep 23, 2004 at 1100 LT
Type of aircraft:
Britten-Norman Islander
Operator:
Registration:
N6522T
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Hallo Bay-Homer
MSN:
0136
YOM:
1970
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
4500
Captain / Total hours on type:
300
Aircraft flight hours:
16473
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft collided with terrain during takeoff from a remote beach near Hallo Bay. 2 passengers were seriously injured and the wright wing was torned off, the fuselage was torn open. Gusty wind conditions blowing about 15 knots from the west at the time of the accident and the airplane probably encountered windshear. According to NSTB, the aircraft misplanified his flight and did not take into account wind component.