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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Wednesday 30 April 1975
Time:20:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic L188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-188AF Electra
Operator:Zantop International Airlines
Registration: N283F
C/n / msn: 1089
First flight: 1959
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Prudhoe Bay/Deadhorse Airport, AK (SCC) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Fairbanks International Airport, AK (FAI/PAFA), United States of America
Destination airport:Prudhoe Bay/Deadhorse Airport, AK (SCC/PASC), United States of America
Narrative:
The Electra freighter landed heavily 1000 feet down the runway in poor weather conditions consisting of snow and a cloud ceiling at 500 feet.
, causing the left wing to detach. The aircraft continued and came to rest inverted 183 m after touchdown and 30 m to the left of the runway.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
copilot - improper level off
pilot in command - failed to initiate go-around
pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight
FACTOR(S)
weather - low ceiling
weather - fog
weather - snow

Sources:
» NTSB File # 1-0018


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Distance from Fairbanks International Airport, AK to Prudhoe Bay/Deadhorse Airport, AK as the crow flies is 594 km (371 miles).

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