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Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:mercredi 14 décembre 1994
Heure:11:46
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic LJ35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 35A
Compagnie:Phoenix Air
Immatriculation: N521PA
Numéro de série: 35A-239
Année de Fabrication: 1979
Heures de vol:6673
Cycles:5254
Moteurs: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Equipage:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Dégats de l'appareil: Détruit
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Fresno, CA (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Nature:Militaire
Aéroport de départ:Fresno Air Terminal, CA (FAT/KFAT), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Fresno Air Terminal, CA (FAT/KFAT), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Détails:
Improperly installed electrical wiring for special mission operations led to an in-flight fire that caused airplane systems and structural damage and subsequent airplane control difficulties. Crashed on East Olive Avenue while on approach to Fresno Air Terminal.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "1) improperly installed electrical wiring for special mission operations that led to an in-flight fire that caused airplane systems and structural damage and subsequent airplane control difficulties; 2) improper maintenance and inspection procedures followed by the operator; and 3) inadequate oversight and approval of the maintenance and inspection practice by the operator in the installation of the special mission systems."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 230 days (8 months)
Accident number: NTSB/AAR-95/04
Download report: Final report
Language: English

Sources:
» NTSB-AAR-95-04


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