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Accident
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:Definitief
Datum:woensdag 30 maart 1983
Tijd:05:14
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 25
Vloog voor:Hughes Charter Air
Gehuurd van:Chatham Corp.
Registratie: N51CA
Constructienummer: 25-030
Bouwjaar: 1969
Aantal vlieguren:5750
Motoren: 2 General Electric CJ610-6
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Chicago-Midway Airport, IL (MDW/KMDW), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer: 27
Beschrijving:
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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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Chicago-Midway Airport, IL en Newark International Airport, NJ bedraagt 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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