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Accident
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 7 April 1983
Zeit:14:56
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-8 Islander
Fluggesellschaft:Munz Northern Airlines
Kennzeichen: N37MN
Werknummer: 558
Baujahr: 1976-11-19 (6 years 5 months)
Betriebsstunden:6674
Triebwerk: 2 Lycoming O-540-E4C5
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Selawik, AK (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Nome Airport, AK (OME/PAOM), USA
Flug nach:Ambler Airport, AK (ABL/PAFM), USA
Flugnummer: 601
Unfallbericht:
Crashed during snow storm.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
VFR flight into IMC..inadvertent..pilot in command
VFR flight into IMC..continued..pilot in command
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS:
weather forecast..not obtained..pilot in command
terrain condition..high terrain
weather condition..whiteout
weather condition..snow

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Distance from Nome Airport, AK to Ambler Airport, AK as the crow flies is 446 km (279 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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