The accident occurred in the city of Unalaska on Amaknak Island. Alaska Airlines PenAir took off from Anchorage, 1300 miles away. Landing maneuvers succeeded in piloting in other attempts, writes DPA
While the rollout suddenly closed off the runway, drove into the local coastal road and rushed toward the sea. The machine eventually stopped, but the front part literally hangs off the coast road and from the sea level the nozzle shares only famous centimeters. Local media, citing eyewitnesses, said the machine was fighting a strong wind playing with it like a toy
Among the 39 passengers was a team of swimmers from a school on the mainland in Alaska. Students and their entourage came out of the accident without injury.