Date & Time: Jul 31, 2020 at 0830 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N4982U
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
No
MSN:
904
YOM:
1956
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
5
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Soldotna, while cruising at a relative low height, the single engine aircraft collided with a private Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser registered N2587M. Both aircraft dove into the ground and crashed in a wooded area located about two miles northeast of Soldotna Airport. All six people on board the Beaver and the pilot on board the Piper were killed.