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Reeve Aleutian Lockheed Electra emergency landing after the propeller on engine #4 broke off inflight - June 1983

June 8, 1983 - Reeve Aleutian Airways Flight 8 was on a domestic flight from Cold Bay, Alaska to Seattle, Washington. Shortly after taking off from Cold Bay the Lockheed L-188 Electra (N1968R) of Reeve Aleutian Airways was travelling over the Pacific Ocean, when one of the propellers broke away from its engine and tore through the bottom of the cabin damaging the flight controls. The pilots were able to make a successful emergency landing at Anchorage International Airport and none of the fifteen passengers and crew on board were injured in the accident.

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