Date: July 13, 1992
Time: 12:30
Location: Bethel, Alaska
Operator: Arctic Circle Air Service
Flight #: ?
Route: Bethel - Chevak
AC Type: Shorts SC-7 Skyvan 3A-200
Registration: N20086
cn / ln: SH-1918
Aboard: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: Cargo shifted as the cargo plane took off causing a high nose attitude which led to loss of contol. Inadequate security of the cargo which shifted rearward during the takeoff roll. Factors which contributed to the accident were: the over gross weight condition, and the improper alteration of the tie down rings by the overhauling maintenance facility.

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