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Last updated: 25 September 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:jueves 5 marzo 1987
Hora:19:58
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110P2 Bandeirante
Operador:Mid-Continent Airlines
Registración: N890AC
Numéro de série: 110156
Año de Construcción:
Horas Totales de la Célula:12753
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Norfolk-Stefan Field, NE (OFK) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Columbus Airport, NE (OLU/KOLU), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Norfolk-Stefan Field, NE (OFK/KOFK), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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

Fuentes:
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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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