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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Thursday 3 July 1975
Time:07:56
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 25
Operator:Unknown
Registration: N428JX
C/n / msn: 25-103
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Richmond Municipal Airport, IN (RID) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Richmond Municipal Airport, IN (RID/KRID), United States of America
Destination airport:Farmingdale-Republic Field, NY (FRG/KFRG), United States of America
Narrative:
Takeoff was aborted but the Learjet continued off the runway with both engines at or near takeoff power. The airplane collided with trees.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
copilot - spontaneous-improper action
copilot - improper operation of powerplant & powerplant controls
pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight
FACTOR:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - ran off end of runway



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Distance from Richmond Municipal Airport, IN to Farmingdale-Republic Field, NY as the crow flies is 969 km (605 miles).

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