Accident
Last updated: 30 September 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Freitag 12 März 1976
Zeit:10:40
Flugzeugtyp:Lockheed L-188AF Electra
Fluggesellschaft:Great Northern Airlines
Kennzeichen: N401FA
Werknummer: 1059
Baujahr: 1959
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Udrivik Lake, AK (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Fairbanks International Airport, AK (FAI/PAFA), USA
Flug nach:Udrivik Lake, AK, USA
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft, carrying 18930l. of fuel oil landed at Udrivik Lake. Braking action was poor so the pilot groundlooped the aircraft to prevent it from overrunning the runway. The Electra slid off sideways causing the right main gear to collapse. A fire broke out.

PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
pilot in command - selected wrong runway relative to existing wind
pilot in command - misjudged distance and speed
FACTOR(S)
airports/airways/facilities - airport conditions: other
miscellaneous acts,conditions - downwind
miscellaneous acts,conditions - ran off end of runway
miscellaneous acts,conditions - intentional ground-water-loop-swerve
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overload failure

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB File # 1-0025


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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