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Fecha:sábado 2 junio 1990
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2X6C
Registración: N670MA
Numéro de série: 23121/1025
Año de Construcción: 1984-05-02 (6 years 1 months)
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:12 km (7.5 milles) de Unalakleet Airport, AK (UNK) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Unalakleet Airport, AK (UNK/PAUN), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:3087
The Boeing struck the ground during a runway 14 DME approach, 12 km short of the runway. The aircraft skidded a few hundred feet, coming to rest with an engine and the tail section separated.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Deficiencies in flight crew coordination, their failure to adequately prepare for and properly execute the non-precision approach and their subsequent premature descent."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 235 days (8 months)
Accident number: NTSB/AAR-91-02
Download report: Final report
Language: English

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photo of Boeing-737-2X6C-N670MA
accident date: 02-06-1990
type: Boeing 737-2X6C
registration: N670MA
photo of Boeing-737-2X6C-N670MA
accident date: 02-06-1990
type: Boeing 737-2X6C
registration: N670MA

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 Anchorage International Airport, AK to Unalakleet Airport, AK as the crow flies is 625 km (391 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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