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Datum:dinsdag 5 mei 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:North Slope Supply Comp
Registratie: N174W
Constructienummer: 4636
Bouwjaar: 1956
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Barrow-Point Barrow Airport, AK (PBA) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Fairbanks International Airport, AK (FAI/PAFA), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Barrow-Point Barrow Airport, AK (PBA), Verenigde Staten
The Constellation undershot the runway on landing and collided with a snow bank. This caused the left main gear to collapse and the left wing and tail to fail.
Weather was poor: blowing snow and poor visibility.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - misjudged distance,speed,and altitude
terrain - snow-covered
weather - snow
airports/airways/facilities - airport conditions: snow on runway

» NTSB File 3-1076


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