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Status:Definitief
Datum:woensdag 14 december 1994
Tijd:11:46
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 35A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Phoenix Air
Registratie: N521PA
Constructienummer: 35A-239
Bouwjaar: 1979
Aantal vlieguren:6673
Aantal vluchten:5254
Motoren: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Fresno, CA (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Fresno Air Terminal, CA (FAT/KFAT), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Fresno Air Terminal, CA (FAT/KFAT), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
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

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