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Last updated: 15 June 2019
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Freitag 20 Januar 1978
Zeit:09:20
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
Fluggesellschaft:Bush Air
Kennzeichen: N869JA
Werknummer: 120
Baujahr: 1969-10-08 (8 years 4 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Toksook Bay, AK (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Bethel Airport, AK (BET/PABE), USA
Flug nach:Tanunak, AK, USA
Unfallbericht:
Controlled flight into terrain while flying in a snow squall.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - continued VFR flight into adverse weather conditions
FACTORS:
weather - snow
miscellaneous acts,conditions - whiteout

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB
» Thomas Brügge
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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