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Last updated: 22 June 2021
Fecha:domingo 17 junio 2007
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander
Operador:Island Air Service
Registración: N27MR
Numéro de série: 884
Año de Construcción: 1980
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Egegik Airport, AK (EGX) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kodiak Airport, AK (ADQ/PADQ), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Egegik Airport, AK (EGX/PAII), Estados Unidos de América
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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