Reeder Flying Service

Reeder Flying Service Friday July 3, 1970
Crashed into trees shortly after taking off. The pilot-in-command diverted attention from operation. Pilot rotated at V2, reduced power, co-pilot raised gear, prop hit runway.

Crash Details

DateFriday July 3, 1970
LocationMcGrath, Alakska
Passengers25
Crew2
Fatalities5
Survivors22
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-3
OperatorReeder Flying Service
RegistrationN154R
Flight OriginMcGrath AK
Flight Destination Galena, AK
McGrath, Alakska
Reeder Flying Service
Douglas DC-3
1970