Accident
Last updated: 30 July 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 11 Februar 1999
Zeit:23:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 1900C-1
Fluggesellschaft:ACE Air Cargo
Kennzeichen: N31240
Werknummer: UC- 28
Baujahr: 1988
Betriebsstunden:19588
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:7,6 km (4.8 Meilen) N of Saint Mary's, AK (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), USA
Flug nach:Saint Mary's Airport, AK (KSM/PASM), USA
Flugnummer: 91
Unfallbericht:
Flight 91 departed Anchorage at 21:45 for an IFR cargo flight to Saint Mary's. The pilot was cleared for a runway 16 LOC/DME approach at 23:25. Ten minutes later the aircraft crashed and broke into three. The pilot seats were found 50feet in front of the cockpit section. The wreckage was found at 04:00 the following morning.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's descent below the minimum descent altitude on the instrument approach. Factors were pilot fatigue resulting from the pilot's rest period being interrupted by scheduling discussions and the night weather conditions of low ceilings and whiteout."

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


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photo of Beechcraft 1900C-1 N31240
N31240 was sold to Business Express in 1994. After two years it was bought by Raytheon and in 1996 leased to Alaska Central Express.
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Anchorage International Airport, AK to Saint Mary's Airport, AK as the crow flies is 703 km (440 miles).

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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