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.
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)
Official accident investigation report
|investigating agency: ||Aircraft Accidents Investigation Commission (AAIC) - Japan |
|report status: ||Final|
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|duration of investigation:||587 days (1 year 7.4 months)|
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Distance from Sapporo-Chitose Airport to Nakashibetsu Airport as the crow flies is 278 km (174 miles).