Reeve Aleutian Airlines Flight 3

Reeve Aleutian Airlines Flight 3Thursday September 24, 1959
Crashed into a mountain while on approach to Adak. Improper approach. Crew error. Pilot did not fly in accordance with visual flight rules over hazardous terrain.

Crash Details

DateThursday September 24, 1959
LocationGreat Sitkin Island, Alaska
Passengers11
Crew5
Fatalities16
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeDouglas C-54B
OperatorReeve Aleutian Airlines
RegistrationN63396
Flight OriginShemya
Flight Destination Cold Bay
Great Sitkin Island, Alaska
Reeve Aleutian Airlines
Douglas C-54B
1959