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Last updated: 23 October 2021
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Sunday 18 April 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 55
Operator:Bombardier Capital Corporation
Registration: N355UJ
MSN: 55-033
First flight: 1982
Engines: 2 Garrett TFE731-3A-2B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:La Romana Airport (LRM) (   Dominican Republic)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:La Romana-Casa de Campo International Airport (LRM/MDLR), Dominican Republic
Destination airport:Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC (ILM/KILM), United States of America
Substantially damaged during a hard landing following an aborted takeoff.

Heavy landing
Rejected takeoff
Runway mishap



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from La Romana-Casa de Campo International Airport to Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC as the crow flies is 1960 km (1225 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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