Airplane Crash - Skagway, Alaska 08/11/1981

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Skagway, Alaska


Date08/11/1981
Time19:15
LocationSkagway, Alaska
OperatorSkagway Air Service - Air Taxi
RouteSkagway, AK - Local
TypePiper PA-32
RegistrationN8224Q
Aboard6
Fatalities6
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft's right wing impacted a boulder while exiting the mouth of a 3,000 ft. canyon while in a 45 degree bank. Pilot misjudged altitude and clearance.

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