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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 30 März 1983
Zeit:05:14
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic LJ25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 25
Betrieben durch:Hughes Charter Air
Gemietet von :Chatham Corp.
Kennzeichen: N51CA
Werknummer: 25-030
Baujahr: 1969
Betriebsstunden:5750
Triebwerk: 2 General Electric CJ610-6
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Chicago-Midway Airport, IL (MDW/KMDW), USA
Flug nach:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), USA
Flugnummer: 27
Unfallbericht:
Night check courier flight. The Learjet descended steep and fast for runway 04R and bounced on landing. It banked to the right, hit the ground and burned. Both pilots exposed to marijuana and CO2 in blood from smoking.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "(a) Loss of control following ground contact, (b) an unstabilized approach. and c) impairment of the flightcrew's judgment, decisionmaking, and flying abilities by a combination of physioIogical and psychological factors."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 4 months
Accident number: NTSB/AAR-84/11
Download report: Final report


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NTSB issued 4 Safety Recommendations

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Distance from Chicago-Midway Airport, IL to Newark International Airport, NJ as the crow flies is 1133 km (708 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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