The morning commuter flight was carrying a pilot and five passengers bound for Skagway when the aircraft reportedly veered right while accelerating on the runway.
NTSB says no mechanical faults that would explain the sudden loss of control that led to "substantial" damage to the aircraft.
The twin-engine King Air turboprop was preparing to pick up a patient in Kake on January 29, 2019. For reasons that remain unclear it crashed into the water killing all three crew members on board.
Eleven people have survived an airplane crash Tuesday morning (7-10-18) on Prince of Wales Island, and were back in Ketchikan by early afternoon, following a combined rescue effort of the Coast Guard, Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue, and Temsco Helicopters. The Taquan Air de Haviland Otter was located at 2,000 feet on Mount Jumbo, 39 miles from Ketchikan.