Accident description
Last updated: 23 November 2014
Status:Final
Date:Thursday 21 July 1977
Time:18:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-6 Islander
Operator:Harolds Air Service
Registration: N22JA
C/n / msn: 264
First flight: 1971-02-04 (6 years 6 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ruby Airport, AK (RBY) (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ruby Airport, AK (RBY), United States of America
Destination airport:Colorado Creek, AK, United States of America
Narrative:
Controlled flight into terrain.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - selected unsuitable terrain
pilot in command - misjudged speed and clearance

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Ground

Sources:
» NTSB
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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