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Last updated: 16 September 2021
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 5 März 1987
Zeit:19:58
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110P2 Bandeirante
Fluggesellschaft:Mid-Continent Airlines
Kennzeichen: N890AC
Werknummer: 110156
Baujahr:
Betriebsstunden:12753
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Norfolk-Stefan Field, NE (OFK) (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Columbus Airport, NE (OLU/KOLU), USA
Flug nach:Norfolk-Stefan Field, NE (OFK/KOFK), USA
Unfallbericht:
The crew stated they were descending for landing when they flew through a flock of geese that were traveling in the same direction. They received three or four bird strikes. The aircraft landed without further incident.

Probable Cause:

Probable Cause:
object..bird(s)
Contributing Factors:
light condition..dusk

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Accident number: MKC87LA057
Download report: Summary report

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


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Distance from Columbus Airport, NE to Norfolk-Stefan Field, NE as the crow flies is 60 km (37 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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