ASN Aircraft accident Learjet 25 N428JX Richmond Municipal Airport, IN (RID)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Thursday 3 July 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 25
Registration: N428JX
MSN: 25-103
First flight: 1973
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Richmond Municipal Airport, IN (RID) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Richmond Municipal Airport, IN (RID/KRID), United States of America
Destination airport:Farmingdale-Republic Field, NY (FRG/KFRG), United States of America
Takeoff was aborted but the Learjet continued off the runway with both engines at or near takeoff power. The airplane collided with trees.

Probable Cause:

copilot - spontaneous-improper action
copilot - improper operation of powerplant & powerplant controls
pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight
miscellaneous acts,conditions - ran off end of runway


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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 Richmond Municipal Airport, IN to Farmingdale-Republic Field, NY as the crow flies is 969 km (605 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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