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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:domingo 14 noviembre 1965
Hora:17:21
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic LJ23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 23
Operado por:Paul Kelly Flying Service
Alquilado a :Flying Tiger Line
Registración: N243F
Numéro de série: 23-063
Año de Construcción: 1965
Horas Totales de la Célula:43
Motores: 2 General Electric CJ610-4
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:21 km (13.1 milles) E of Palm Springs Municipal Airport, CA (PSP) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Palm Springs Municipal Airport, CA (PSP/KPSP), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Hollywood-Lockheed Air Terminal, CA (BUR/KBUR), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Crashed shortly after a night takeoff from Palm Springs when the plane lost control and crashed in a 55-deg nosedown vertical left bank attitude due to spatial disorientation of the pilot.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Spatial disorientation of the pilot, resulting in a loss of control."

Fuentes:
» NTSB-AAR-67-AC


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Distance from Palm Springs Municipal Airport, CA to Hollywood-Lockheed Air Terminal, CA as the crow flies is 174 km (109 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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