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Alaska Airlines Flight 261


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Alaska Airlines Flight 261 ATC Recording


Alaska Airlines Flight 261 - Crash Animation 2


Alaska Airlines Flight 261 - Crash Animation


✈ PLANE CRASH, Alaska Airlines Flight 261, Pacific Ocean

Alaska Airlines Flight 261 was a scheduled international passenger flight from Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico, to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, United States, with an intermediate stop at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California. On January 31, 2000, the aircraft operating the route, a McDonnell Douglas MD-83, crashed into the Pacific Ocean about 2.7 miles (4.3 km) north of Anacapa Island, California, after suffering a catastrophic loss of pitch control. The accident killed everyone on board: two pilots, three cabin crew members, and 83 passengers.