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Last updated: 24 September 2020
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Freitag 5 Januar 1979
Zeit:20:21
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-188PF Electra
Fluggesellschaft:Great Northern Airlines
Kennzeichen: N403GN
Werknummer: 1127
Baujahr: 1960-12-13 (18 years )
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Inigok Airport, AK (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Umiat Airport, AK (UMT/PAUM), USA
Flug nach:Inigok Airport, AK, USA
Unfallbericht:
Touchdown short of the runway; the left gear and wing failed.
The airplane operated on a flight from Anchorage, Alaska to Lonely Dew Station in northern Alaska. En route stops were planned at Umiat and Inigok.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight
copilot - misjudged distance and altitude
copilot - failed to initiate go-around
FACTOR(S)
miscellaneous acts,conditions - poorly planned approach
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overload failure

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB File # 1-0019


Fotos

photo of Lockheed-L-188PF-Electra-N403GN
accident date: 05-01-1979
type: Lockheed L-188PF Electra
registration: N403GN
 

Map
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 Umiat Airport, AK to Inigok Airport, AK as the crow flies is 79 km (49 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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