Narrative:The Boeing struck the ground during a runway 14 DME approach, 12km short of the runway. The aircraft skidded a few hundred feet, coming to rest with an engine and the tail section separated.
|Date:||02 JUN 1990|
|C/n / msn:|| 23121/1025|
|First flight:|| 1984-05-02 (6 years 1 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||12 km (7.5 mls) from Unalakleet Airport, AK (UNK) (United States of America)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), United States of America|
|Destination airport:||Unalakleet Airport, AK (UNK/PAUN), United States of America|
PROBABLE CAUSE: "Deficiencies in flight crew coordination, their failure to adequately prepare for and properly execute the non-precision approach and their subsequent premature descent."
Official accident investigation report
Follow-up / safety actions
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Distance from Anchorage International Airport, AK to Unalakleet Airport, AK as the crow flies is 625 km (391 miles).