Narrative:The aircraft approached slightly faster then usual to counter gusty conditions from the 16-20 knots headwind. The aircraft landed on runway 27 but to be steered left off the runway in order to avoid overrunning into a 24 feet embankment. The aircraft dropped down a 5 feet embankment and went up on its nose. The wind was actually from 90deg.
|Date:||Monday 18 September 1978|
|Operator:||Kenn Borek Air|
|C/n / msn:|| 18958|
|First flight:|| 1943|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Komakuk, NU ( Canada)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Komakuk Airport, NU (CYAJ), Canada|
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.