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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Date:Saturday 22 May 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 23
Operator:Jet America International
Registration: N808JA
MSN: 23-050A
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sarasota-Bradenton Airport, FL (SRQ) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Destroyed in ground fire. Authorities reported that the interior was gasoline soaked and ignited by a time-delay fuse involving a pack of matches.

Damaged on the ground

» Sarasota Herald-Tribune - May 23, 1982
» Sarasota Herald-Tribune - May 25, 1982


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