N208SD, a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, was destroyed and its three occupants killed on Oct. 2, 2016, at about 1154 local time, when it struck steep, mountainous, rocky terrain 12 mi. northwest of Togiak Village, Alaska, its destination. The airplane was operating under FAR Part 135 as scheduled Ravn Connect Flight 3153 on a VFR leg from Quinhagak. Unfortunately, this controlled flight into terrain (CFIT) accident is far from unique, but it did generate several recommendations for the ...

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