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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Datum:vrijdag 24 augustus 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 25
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Ameristar Jet Charter
Registratie: N153TW
Constructienummer: 25-053
Bouwjaar: 1970
Aantal vlieguren:12486
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:0,8 km (0.5 mijl) SE of Ithaca-Tompkins County Airport, NY (ITH) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Ithaca-Tompkins County Airport, NY (ITH/KITH), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Jackson-Reynolds Municipal Airport, MI (JXN/KJXN), Verenigde Staten
The airplane crashed and came to rest in a wooded area about 1/2 mile from the departure end of runway 32.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's failure to maintain a proper climb rate while taking off at night, which was a result of spatial disorientation. Factors in the accident were the low visibility and cloud conditions, and the dark night."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 9 months
Accident number: NYC01FA214
Download report: Summary report



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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 Ithaca-Tompkins County Airport, NY en Jackson-Reynolds Municipal Airport, MI bedraagt 653 km (408 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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