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N5349G on lunch break at Powell Lake, B.C.
Photo: Douglas J. Lucas © 2007
N5349G arrives at Kenmore, Washington.
Photo: Alain Rioux © 04 October 2005
N5349G when with Ketchum at Anchorage, Alaska.
Photo: Damiano Gualdoni © 10 June 1995
N5349G evening on Lake Hood, with N62469 (1237).
Photo: Fred Barnes © 08 June 1988
54-1678 when with New Jersey National Guard at McGuire AFB.
Photos:Unknown photographer © June 1973 - Aird Archives
54-1678 visits Crissy Field, Presido, Calfornia.
Photo: Charles N. Trask © 14 February 1964 - Tom Hildreth Collection





54-1678 US Army #1521. L-20 No. 522. Command A-6. Delivered 09-Jun-1955. Command A-6. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

N5349G Civil Air Patrol, Maxwell AFB., Montgomery, AL. On USCAR at 29-Sep-1979.

N5349G Skycraft Aviation Inc., El Reno, OK. Regd Jan-1980.

N5349G Craig & Lindey H. Ketchum. (Later just Craig) dba Ketchum Air Service Inc., Anchorage, AK. Regd 23-Jun-1982.

Accident: Anchorage, AK. 14-Sep-1984. While taxiing for takeoff the aircraft’s left wing struck a duck shack. Pilot uninjured. Aircraft substantially damaged. NTSB report ANC84LA183.

Note: Total airframe hours at Sep-1984 – 7,666 hours.

Accident: Alexander River, AK. 19-Jun-1987. During takeoff from river the left float hit a hidden sand bar. Aircraft tipped over on its back and was substantially damaged. Pilot and four passengers uninjured. NTSB report ANC87LA083

N5349G Ketchum Air Service Ltd., Anchorage, AK. On USCAR at 02-Mar-1990 & 01-Oct-1994. Regd 08-Oct-1998.

Accident: Finger Lake, AK. 03-Mar-1991. After landing on a snow covered lake and during the rollout, the pilot lost directional control of the airplane. The airplane veered off the left side of the landing area, travelled approximately 25 feet and struck two parked Piper PA 18 airplanes and seriously injured one bystander. Pilot and four passengers received minor injuries and aircraft. NTSB report ANC91LA032.

Note. Total airframe hours at Mar-1991 – 10,453 hours.

Airworthiness Date: 09-Jun-1994. Classification – Restricted. Category – Other.

N5349G 49 Golf LLC,, Portland, OR. Regd 10-Aug-1998. Operating with Wilderness Wings.