Grand Canyon Airlines Flight Canyon 5

Grand Canyon Airlines Flight Canyon 5Wednesday September 27, 1989
The aircraft bounced and came down on its right wing tip while attempting to land. The controls were damaged and after an attempted go-around and reaching a height of 200 ft., the plane rolled to the left and crashed into trees on a hill. Improper pilot techniques and crew coordination during the landing attempt, bounce and attempted go-around.

Crash Details

DateWednesday September 27, 1989
LocationGrand Canyon National Park Airport, Tusayan, Arizona
Passengers19
Crew2
Fatalities10
Survivors11
Aircraft Typede Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
OperatorGrand Canyon Airlines
RegistrationN75GC
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Grand Canyon National Park Airport, Tusayan, Arizona
Grand Canyon Airlines
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
1989