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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Thursday 30 March 1978
Time:22:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 23
Operator:National Jets
Registration: N133W
C/n / msn: 23-021
First flight: 1965
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Hollywood-Burbank Airport, CA (BUR) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Phoenix (unknown airport), AZ, United States of America
Destination airport:Hollywood-Burbank Airport, CA (BUR/KBUR), United States of America
Narrative:
A Learjet 23, N133W, was damaged beyond repair when it hydroplaned off the runway and collided with fences at Hollywood-Burbank Airport, California.
An investigation revealed that the left hand outboard anti-skid valve was inoperative.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: BRAKING SYSTEM (NORMAL SYSTEM)
MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - HYDROPLANING ON WET RUNWAY
FACTORS:
AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: WET RUNWAY
WEATHER - RAIN

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» NTSB


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