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Last updated: 22 June 2021
Datum:Sonntag 17 Juni 2007
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander
Fluggesellschaft:Island Air Service
Kennzeichen: N27MR
Werknummer: 884
Baujahr: 1980
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Egegik Airport, AK (EGX) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kodiak Airport, AK (ADQ/PADQ), USA
Flug nach:Egegik Airport, AK (EGX/PAII), USA
The BN-2A-26 Islander landed on a beach when, during the landing roll, the nose wheel encountered soft sand, and was deflected sideways, resulting in structural damage to the firewall bulkhead.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's selection of unsuitable terrain for landing, which resulted in structural damage during the landing roll when the airplane encountered soft sand."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 74 days (2 months)
Accident number: ANC07CA049
Download report: Summary report



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Distance from Kodiak Airport, AK to Egegik Airport, AK as the crow flies is 290 km (181 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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