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Last updated: 24 September 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:jueves 24 abril 1975
Hora:12:20
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
Operador:Munz Northern Airlines
Registración: N591JA
Numéro de série: 57
Año de Construcción: 1969-03-06 (6 years 2 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Tin City Airport, AK (TNC) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nome Airport, AK (OME/PAOM), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tin City Airport, AK (TNC/PATC), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The aircraft hit a steep bluff short of the runway due to downdrafts gusting to 30 kts.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - misjudged distance and altitude
pilot in command - continued VFR flight into adverse weather conditions
pilot in command - delayed in initiating go-around
weather - downdraft,updrafts
FACTORS:
weather - snow
terrain - high obstructions

Fuentes:
» NTSB
» Thomas Brügge
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


Fotos

photo of BN-2A-Islander-N591JA
accident date: 24-04-1975
type: Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
registration: N591JA
photo of BN-2A-Islander-N591JA
accident date: 24-04-1975
type: Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
registration: N591JA
photo of BN-2A-Islander-N591JA
accident date: 24-04-1975
type: Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
registration: N591JA
photo of BN-2A-Islander-N591JA
accident date: 24-04-1975
type: Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
registration: N591JA
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Nome Airport, AK to Tin City Airport, AK as the crow flies is 164 km (102 miles).

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