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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Thursday 20 December 1984
Time:16:38
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 35
Operator:Jet East
Registration: N95TC
C/n / msn: 35-020
First flight: 1975
Total airframe hrs:5276
Engines: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Waco Municipal Airport, TX (ACT) (   United States of America)
Crash site elevation: 157 m (515 feet) amsl
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Waco Municipal Airport, TX (ACT/KACT), United States of America
Destination airport:Dallas-Love Field, TX (DAL/KDAL), United States of America
Narrative:
Type rating check ride. Failed to maintain directional control during a simulated engine failure after reaching V1 on takeoff.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
rotation..excessive..pilot in command
procedures/directives..not followed..pilot in command
directional control..not maintained..pilot in command
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS:
emergency procedure..simulated..check pilot

Classification:
Simulated engine failure
Loss of control

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Waco Municipal Airport, TX to Dallas-Love Field, TX as the crow flies is 141 km (88 miles).

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