Narrative:The aircraft landed 100m short, when in a 30░ bank turn onto final approach. The YS-11 crashed in 40cm deep snow and broke.
|Date:||Friday 11 March 1983|
|Operator:||Nihon Kinkyori Airways|
|C/n / msn:|| 2060|
|First flight:|| 1968|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 47|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 53 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Nakashibetsu Airport (SHB) (Japan)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Sapporo-Chitose Airport (CTS/RJCC), Japan|
|Destination airport:||Nakashibetsu Airport (SHB/RJCN), Japan|
PROBABLE CAUSE: The pilot misjudged altitude and distance in low ceiling and handled the power controls improperly.
» Aircraft and Railway Accidents Investigation Commission (ARAIC) Japan
» Flight International 19.03.1983 (702)
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display the exact flight path.
Distance from Sapporo-Chitose Airport to Nakashibetsu Airport as the crow flies is 278 km (174 miles).
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.