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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Wednesday 3 April 1974
Time:09:00
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
C/n / msn: 40..
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane 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
Narrative:
Overran runway on landing; hit snow berm and a snow machine.

Probable Cause:

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

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Nome Airport, AK to Elim Airport, AK as the crow flies is 151 km (94 miles).

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