World Airways

World Airways Saturday September 8, 1973
Hit mountain at 3,500 ft., in level flight, 15.5 miles east of airport in fog. Improper IFR operation. Descended below MSA in mountainous terrain.

Crash Details

DateSaturday September 8, 1973
LocationKing Cove, Alaska
Passengers3
Crew3
Fatalities6
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeMcDonnell Douglas DC-8-63F
OperatorWorld Airways
RegistrationN802WA
Flight OriginTravis AFB
Flight Destination Clark AFB
King Cove, Alaska
World Airways
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63F
1973