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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 197065
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Time:10:41 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B737 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-76N (WL)
Owner/operator:ConocoPhillips Aviation Alaska
Registration: N668CP
MSN: 38028/4072
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 105
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Deadhorse Airport, AK (SCC/PASC) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Anchorage-Ted Stevens International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC)
Destination airport:Deadhorse Airport, AK (SCC/PASC)
ConocoPhillips flight 271 from Anchorage struck a caribou while landing at Deadhorse, Alaska.
The aircraft, a Boeing 737-700 was carrying oil field workers to Deadhorse, Alaska. During the approach to runway 05 the flight crew noticed a caribou on the runway. The approach was aborted and the aircraft performed a go around.
In the process the aircraft's main landing gear hit and killed the caribou.
The flight crew conducted a subsequent low pass over the airport for damage observation prior to landing.
The aircraft then landed uneventfully with no damage.


1. FAA


Photo of N668CP courtesy

Ramstein (ETAR / RMS)
25 August 2021; (c) Sybille Petersen

Revision history:

31-Jul-2017 18:11 harro Added
31-Jul-2017 18:19 harro Updated [Total occupants, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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