• Boeing B737 CFIT

  • On 20 August 2011, a Boeing 737-200 Cargo on a domestic passenger charter flight from Yellowknife, (Canada), to Resolute Bay (Canada). Whilst in the final stages of a daylight ILS approach at destination in IMC, the aircraft struck a hill about 1 mile to the east of the landing runway and was destroyed by the effects of the impact and subsequent post-crash fire. The military TWR controller at the destination airport did not see the aircraft at any time and there was a significant delay before the wreckage was located. Twelve of the 15 occupants were killed and the remaining 3 sustained serious injuries.
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