Narrative:The Learjet entered an uncontrolled descent for undetermined reasons while descending from FL410 to FL390. The aircraft was en route from Teterboro to Orlando.
Probable Cause:PROBABLE CAUSE: "An uncontrolled descent from cruise altitude for undetermined reasons, from which a recovery was not or could not be effected."
Loss of control
Official accident investigation report
|investigating agency: ||National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America |
|report status: ||Final|
|report number: ||NTSB/AAR-83/01|
|report released:||8 April 1983|
|duration of investigation: ||11 months|
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Teterboro Airport, NJ to Orlando International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1520 km (950 miles).