ASN Aircraft accident Learjet 25B N40BC Pueblo Memorial Airport, CO (PUB)
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Status:Final
Date:Friday 6 July 1979
Time:11:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 25B
Operator:Chapman Commodities
Registration: N40BC
MSN: 25-128
First flight: 1973
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pueblo Memorial Airport, CO (PUB) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Denver (unknown airport), CO, United States of America
Destination airport:Pueblo Memorial Airport, CO (PUB/KPUB), United States of America
Narrative:
Yawed left on touchdown; left wingtip tank scraped along the runway. Power was added and the Learjet left the ground in a 90deg bank. The left wingtip struck the ground; it rolled inverted and crashed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLECAUSE(S):
pilotincommand-controlinterference
FACTOR(S):
personnel-production-design-personnel:poor/inadequatedesign
pilotincommand-spontaneous-improperaction

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» NTSB


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