Airplane Crash - Near Juneau, Alaska 09/04/1971

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Juneau, Alaska


Date09/04/1971
Time11:15
LocationNear Juneau, Alaska
OperatorAlaska Airlines
Flight #1866
RouteAnchorage - Seattle
TypeBoeing B-727-193
RegistrationN2969G
Cn/In19304/287
Aboard111
Fatalities111
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft crashed into the slopes of Chikat Mountain in rain and fog while attempting a non-precision instrument landing at Juneau Municipal Airport. Display of misleading navigation information which resulted in the premature descent below obstacle clearance altitude. The crew didn't use all available navaids to check the position of the aircraft.

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