On Nov. 2, at 1 p.m., ET, the NTSB Board will determine the probable cause of the Oct. 17, 2019, fatal plane crash in Unalaska, Alaska.

The Board will discuss three safety issues:

  1. Airplane antiskid brake systems.
  2. Federal Aviation Administration guidance on identifying safety risks associated with operator organizational changes.
  3. Runway safety area dimensions.

Watch the webcast

The Board meeting will be webcast live. Register in advance to receive a calendar reminder and updates about the meeting. For more information, visit our events web page.

Learn about the investigation

On Oct. 17, 2019, about 1740 Alaska daylight time, PenAir flight 3296, a Saab SA-2000, was landing at Unalaska Airport, Unalaska, Alaska, when the airplane overran the runway, ​passed through the airport perimeter fence, crossed a road, and came to rest on a rocky shoreline. Of the 39 passengers, one died and 10 were injured. None of the flight crew were injured. The airplane was substantially damaged.

You can find additional info on ntsb.gov. Watch the Nov. 2 Board meeting for detailed discussions on the accident findings, recommendations, and probable cause.