The captain of a First Air Boeing 737-200 did not abandon an instrument approach into Resolute Bay, Nunavut, in August 2011 despite concerns by the first officer and the aircraft’s landing guidance system showing it to be far right of course, an indication requiring a go-around per First Air’s standard operating procedures. The aircraft hit a hill about 1 nm. east of the airport, killing all four crew members and eight of the 11 passengers. In its final report on the accident, ...


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