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Estado:Final
Fecha:jueves 7 abril 1983
Hora:14:56
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-8 Islander
Operador:Munz Northern Airlines
Registración: N37MN
Numéro de série: 558
Año de Construcción: 1976-11-19 (6 years 5 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:6674
Motores: 2 Lycoming O-540-E4C5
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Selawik, AK (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nome Airport, AK (OME/PAOM), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Ambler Airport, AK (ABL/PAFM), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo: 601
Descripción:
Crashed during snow storm.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
VFR flight into IMC..inadvertent..pilot in command
VFR flight into IMC..continued..pilot in command
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS:
weather forecast..not obtained..pilot in command
terrain condition..high terrain
weather condition..whiteout
weather condition..snow

Fuentes:
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» NTSB
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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Distance from Nome Airport, AK to Ambler Airport, AK as the crow flies is 446 km (279 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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