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Last updated: 6 July 2020
Status:Definitief
Datum:zaterdag 3 januari 1976
Tijd:17:58
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 24A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Winship Air Services
Registratie: N651LJ
Constructienummer: 24-125
Bouwjaar: 1969
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 6
Totaal:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Deadhorse-Alpine Airstrip, AK (DQH/PALP), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
The Learjet 24A impacted terrain on final approach to Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, USA.
The pilot had descended below published minima. The aircraft was low on fuel as the pilot had not refueled at Deadhorse. Several suitable airports were overflown, but the pilot elected to continue to the destination for which poor visibility was forecast.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - improper IFR operation
FACTORS:
pilot in command - improper in-flight decisions or planning
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
weather - low ceiling
weather - fog

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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 Deadhorse-Alpine Airstrip, AK en Anchorage International Airport, AK bedraagt 1013 km (633 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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