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Accident description
Last updated: 31 August 2015
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Wednesday 23 October 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic B190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 1900C
Operator:ERA Aviation
Registration: N575U
C/n / msn: UC-93
First flight: 1990
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Homer Airport, AK (HOM) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Anchorage-Ted Stevens International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), United States of America
Destination airport:Homer Airport, AK (HOM/PAHO), United States of America
Flightnumber: 878
ERA Aviation Flight 878, a Beech 1900C, registration N575U, on a flight from Anchorage International Airport (PANC), experienced a landing gear collapse upon landing on runway 3 at Homer Airport (PAHO), Homer, Alaska. The aircraft sustained substantial damage and of the 15 crew and passengers onboard, two reportedly received minor injuries.



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Distance from Anchorage-Ted Stevens International Airport, AK to Homer Airport, AK as the crow flies is 187 km (117 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.
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