NTSB Identification: ANC79IA073
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of MUNTZ NORTHERN AIRLINES
Aircraft: BRITTNORMAN BN-2A, registration: N31MN

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0020  79/7/25    TIN CITY,AK         BRITTNORMAN BN-2A   CR-  0  0  1  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       COMMERCIAL, AGE 36, 8040
        TIME - 1230                    N31MN               PX-  0  0  3                            TOTAL HOURS, 4110 IN
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - TIN CITY
        OPERATOR - MUNTZ NORTHERN AIRLINES
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          NOME,AK                     TIN CITY,AK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           OVERSHOOT                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED WRONG RUNWAY RELATIVE TO EXISTING WIND
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND SPEED
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO INITIATE GO-AROUND
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INTENTIONAL GROUND-WATER-LOOP-SWERVE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - OTHER
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          4 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          FOG                                                      170
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           22                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- WX BRIEFING BY RADIO W NON-FAA FAC.WND GUSTING 26KTS.UN VISUAL APCH INTO WND.

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