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Last updated: 17 November 2019
Status:Definitief
Datum:dinsdag 21 oktober 1986
Tijd:14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-200
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Arctic Circle Air Service
Registratie: N406TH
Constructienummer: SH.1862
Bouwjaar:
Aantal vlieguren:10107
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Nightmute Airport, AK (NME) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Bethel Airport, AK (BET/PABE), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Nightmute Airport, AK (NME/PAGT), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
A Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-200 sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Nightmute, AK.
According to the pilot-in-command, when the aircraft was on final approach to the 1600 ft runway, it encountered a downdraft. Subsequently, the aircraft hit hard on the lip of the runway, then bounced and touched down on the runway. After the second touchdown, the aircraft veered to the right, exited the runway and continued onto open tundra. The aircraft's right main gear, right wing, right prop and nose gear were damaged during the sequence.

Probable Cause:

Probable cause:
compensation for wind conditions..inadequate..pilot in command
Contributing Factors:
weather condition..downdraft
airport facilities,runway/landing area condition..rough/uneven

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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 Bethel Airport, AK en Nightmute Airport, AK bedraagt 159 km (99 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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