Descripción del Accidente ASN 30 JAN 1984 Learjet 24 N44GA - Avalon, CA
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:lunes 30 enero 1984
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic LJ24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 24
Operador:Gee Bee Aero Inc
Registración: N44GA
Numéro de série: 24-129
Año de Construcción: 1967
Horas Totales de la Célula:3306
Motores: 2 General Electric CJ610-4
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Avalon, CA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Santa Rosa-Sonoma County Airport, CA (STS/KSTS), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Catalina Island-Avalon Bay Airport, CA (AVX/KAVX), Estados Unidos de América
Sales demo. Touched down 500 feet down the runway, overran and went over a 90 feet bluff. Caught fire.

Probable Cause:

reason for occurrence undetermined
terrain condition..mountainous/hilly
improper..pilot in command
terrain condition..downhill
self-induced pressure..pilot in command
airport fire/rescue service..inadequate
pressure induced by others..other person
airport facilities,runway/landing area condition..uphill
airport facilities,runway/landing area condition..rough/uneven


Subsiguiente / acciones de seguridad

NTSB issued 2 Safety Recommendations

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Distance from Santa Rosa-Sonoma County Airport, CA to Catalina Island-Avalon Bay Airport, CA as the crow flies is 687 km (429 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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Learjet 24

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