Date & Time: Dec 18, 2007 at 0856 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208 Caravan
Operator:
Registration:
N5187B
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bethel-Hooper Bay-Scammon Bay
MSN:
208-0270
YOM:
1991
Flight number:
CIR218
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
4054
Captain / Total hours on type:
190
Aircraft flight hours:
12204
Circumstances:

Shortly after takeoff in good weather conditions, the single engine aircraft crashed in a tundra, skidded for about hundred yards before coming to rest. Both occupants were slightly injured while the aircraft was destroyed.