ASN Aircraft accident Learjet 36 N26FN San Diego-North Island NAS, CA (NZY)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Friday 9 September 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 36
Operator:GH Equipment LLC
Registration: N26FN
MSN: 36-011
First flight: 1975
Engines: 2 Garrett TFE731
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:San Diego-North Island NAS, CA (NZY) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:San Diego-North Island NAS, CA (NZY/KNZY), United States of America
Destination airport:San Diego-North Island NAS, CA (NZY/KNZY), United States of America
A Learjet 36, N26FN, callsign FST26, sustained substantial damage after a runway excursion during the landing sequence to runway 36 (8000 feet long) at North Island NAS-Halsey Field (KNZY), San Diego, California. The two pilots onboard sustained minor injuries.

The aircraft was likely operated by Aery Aviation on an electronic warfare exercise mission on behalf of the U.S. Navy. It had taken off at 12:22 and landed back at North Island NAS about 13:14.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: WPR22LA344

Runway excursion (overrun)


METAR Weather report:
19:52 UTC / 12:52 local time:
KNZY 091952Z 00000KT 3SM +RA BR BKN035 BKN045 OVC060 24/23 A2952 RMK AO2 SLP995 P0008 T02440228

20:05 UTC / 13:05 local time:
KNZY 092005Z 20006KT 2 1/2SM +RA BR BKN033 BKN045 OVC055 25/23 A2951 RMK AO2 P0006 T02500228

20:52 UTC / 13:52 local time:
KNZY 092052Z 24007KT 6SM -RA BR FEW020 SCT040 OVC070 24/23 A2953 RMK AO2 SLP998 P0012 60029 T02440228 51007


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