Pilot Error Causes Most Plane Crashes in YK Delta

Shane Iverson, KYUK – Bethel

If you live in roadless communities across the state, bush airplanes likely play a vital role in your life.  They bring you goods, and transport you to other communities.  And while flying now is a lot safer than decades back, planes still crash and people still get hurt. There are many factors that can cause a plane crash, but in the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta pilot error is by far the most common. 

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