Date: August 11, 1994
Time: 1700
Location: Alsworth, Alaska
Operator: Air Taxi - Talon Air Services Inc.
Flight #: ?
Route: Caribou Lake, AK - Nikiski, AK
AC Type: de Havilland DHC-2
Registration: N17394
cn / ln: 495
Aboard: 3   (passengers:2  crew:1)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:2  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The pilot flew into a blind box canyon and crashed while attempting to turn around. Improper in-flight planning /decision by the pilot and his failure to remain clear of mountainous terrain. The box canyon and proximity of mountains were related factors.

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