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Accident
Last updated: 11 December 2017
Status:Definitief
Datum:donderdag 11 februari 1999
Tijd:23:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic B190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 1900C-1
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:ACE Air Cargo
Registratie: N31240
Constructienummer: UC- 28
Bouwjaar: 1988
Aantal vlieguren:19588
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65B
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:7,6 km (4.8 mijl) N of Saint Mary's, AK (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Saint Mary's Airport, AK (KSM/PASM), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer: 91
Beschrijving:
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:

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."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 4 months
Accident number: ANC99FA028
Download report: Summary report

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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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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Anchorage International Airport, AK en Saint Mary's Airport, AK bedraagt 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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