Accident description
Last updated: 19 December 2014
Status:Final
Date:Thursday 25 March 1976
Time:14:31
Type:Silhouette image of generic L29A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1329 JetStar 6
Operator:International Air Service
Registration: N1EM
C/n / msn: 5077
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Chicago-Midway Airport, IL (MDW) (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Chicago-Midway Airport, IL (MDW/KMDW), United States of America
Destination airport:San Jose Municipal Airport, CA (SJC/KSJC), United States of America
Narrative:
The nosegear came up and settled back twice during takeoff. The takeoff on runway 13R was aborted but the aircraft overran at a speed pf 60-80 knots. It crossed a perimeter road, struck a concrete slab, went through a fence and an ILS antenna array.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - delayed action in aborting takeoff
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
FACTOR(S):
pilot in command - lack of familiarity with aircraft
miscellaneous acts,conditions - ran off end of runway

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Chicago-Midway Airport, IL to San Jose Municipal Airport, CA as the crow flies is 2930 km (1831 miles).

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