Accident Embraer EMB-110P2 Bandeirante N890AC, Thursday 5 March 1987
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Date:Thursday 5 March 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Embraer EMB-110P2 Bandeirante
Owner/operator:Mid-Continent Airlines
Registration: N890AC
MSN: 110156
Year of manufacture:1978
Total airframe hrs:12753 hours
Engine model:P&W PT6-34
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Norfolk-Stefan Field, NE (OFK) -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Columbus Airport, NE (OLU/KOLU)
Destination airport:Norfolk-Stefan Field, NE (OFK/KOFK)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The crew stated they were descending for landing when they flew through a flock of geese that were traveling in the same direction. They received three or four bird strikes. The aircraft landed without further incident.

Probable Cause:
Contributing Factors:
light condition..dusk

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: MKC87LA057
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Download report: Final report



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