ASN Aircraft accident Learjet 24 N300JA Unalaska Airport, AK (DUT)
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Status:Final
Date:Sunday 2 December 1979
Time:16:21
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 24
Operator:ERA Helicopters
Registration: N300JA
MSN: 24-282
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Unalaska Airport, AK (DUT) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Unalaska Airport, AK (DUT/PADU), United States of America
Destination airport:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), United States of America
Narrative:
Skidded off wet, icy runway on takeoff and collided with rocks bordering the runway.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLECAUSE(S):
pilotincommand-selectedunsuitableterrain
pilotincommand-delayedactioninabortingtakeoff
FACTOR(S):
personnel-airportsupervisorypersonnel:improper/inadequatesnowremoval
airports/airways/facilities-airportconditions:wetrunway
airports/airways/facilities-airportconditions:ice/slushonrunway
airports/airways/facilities-airportconditions:poorlymaintainedrunwaysurface
airports/airways/facilities-airportconditions:softrunway

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Unalaska Airport, AK to Anchorage International Airport, AK as the crow flies is 1261 km (788 miles).

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