Date & Time: Jan 14, 1993 at 0830 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Bronson Creek - Wrangell
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
After takeoff from Bronson Creek, while climbing to a height of 800 feet, the crew initiate a left turn when the left wing rolled to an angle of 30°. The aircraft stalled and crashed, bursting into flames. Both occupants were killed. The aircraft was carrying a load of gold.
It is believed that the aircraft stalled because its speed was too low while completing a turn to the left.