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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Wednesday 25 October 1967
Time:11:08
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 23
Operator:Executive Jet Sales
Registration: N432EJ
C/n / msn: 23-028A
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Muskegon, MI (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Muskegon Airport, MI (MKG/KMKG), United States of America
Narrative:
Engine compressor stall in icing conditions; ditched in Lake Michigan.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - attempted operation w/known deficiencies in equipment
pilot in command - improper in-flight decisions or planning
miscellaneous - foreign material affecting normal operations
miscellaneous acts, conditions - ice-engine
FACTOR(S):
miscellaneous acts, conditions - airframe ice
miscellaneous acts, conditions - failure of two or more engines
miscellaneous acts, conditions - aircraft came to rest in water
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-2 engines
emergency circumstances - forced landing off airport on water

Classification:
Icing
All engine powerloss
Ditching

Sources:
» NTSB


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