- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 01, 1993
Time: 19:50
Location: Hibbing, Minnesota
Operator: Express Airlines - Northwest Airlink
Flight #: 5719
Route: Minneapolis/St. Paul - Hibbing
AC Type: British Aerospace Jetstream BA-3100
Registration: N334PX
cn / ln: 706
Aboard: 18   (passengers:16  crew:2)
Fatalities: 18   (passengers:16  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: While on approach, the aircraft collided with trees and terrain 3 miles from the runway threshold in fog and freezing drizzle. Delay by the captain to start the descent which led to a breakdown in crew coordination and the loss of altitude awareness by the flightcrew during an unstabilized approach in night instrument meteorological conditions.
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