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Last updated: 28 January 2022
Datum:dinsdag 15 juli 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 35A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Orion Aircraft Sales
Registratie: N19LH
Constructienummer: 35A-279
Bouwjaar: 1980
Aantal vlieguren:13726
Motoren: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Avon Park Municipal Airport, FL (AVO) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Fort Lauderdale-Executive Airport, FL (FXE/KFXE), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Avon Park Municipal Airport, FL (AVO/KAVO), Verenigde Staten
Touched down far down runway after an unstabilized approach. Reversers were deployed and a little later a go around was initiated. It came off the ground 30-40 feet, wobbled and struck some wires before crashing into a field.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "A loss of engine power as a result of the thrust reversers being deployed and subsequent in-flight collision with wires. Factors in this accident were the pilot's disregard for procedures, and the improper use of the thrust reversers. "

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 293 days (10 months)
Accident number: MIA97FA213
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 Fort Lauderdale-Executive Airport, FL en Avon Park Municipal Airport, FL bedraagt 204 km (127 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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