Vliegtuigongeval op 30 MAR 1999 met Learjet 35A N508GP - Rogers, AR
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:dinsdag 30 maart 1999
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 35A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Piedmont Hawthorne Aviation
Registratie: N508GP
Constructienummer: 35A-424
Bouwjaar: 1981
Aantal vlieguren:7686
Motoren: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 8
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 10
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Rogers, AR (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Winston-Salem-Smith-Reynolds Airport, NC (INT/KINT), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Rogers Municipal Airport-Carter Field, AR (ROG/KROG), Verenigde Staten
A high rate of descent developed on final approach, and the plane touched down hard 12 feet short of the landing threshold. The left main landing gear separated after impacting the concrete foundation supporting the runway's approach lighting system.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's failure to maintain the proper descent rate, his failure to attain the proper touchdown point and the fightcrew's delay in taking remedial action. A factor was the downdraft. "

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 6 months
Accident number: FTW99LA103
Download report: Summary report



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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Winston-Salem-Smith-Reynolds Airport, NC en Rogers Municipal Airport-Carter Field, AR bedraagt 1236 km (772 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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