ASN Aircraft accident Dornier Do 28D-1 Skyservant N3799 Elim, AK
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Wednesday 3 April 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic D28D model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier Do 28D-1 Skyservant
Operator:Munz Northern Airlines
Registration: N3799
MSN: 40..
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Elim, AK (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nome Airport, AK (OME/PAOM), United States of America
Destination airport:Elim Airport, AK (ELI/PFEL), United States of America
Overran runway on landing; hit snow berm and a snow machine.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - selected unsuitable terrain
pilot in command - failed to initiate go-around
airports/airways/facilities - airport conditions: ice/slush on runway

Runway excursion



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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 Nome Airport, AK to Elim Airport, AK as the crow flies is 151 km (94 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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