Vliegtuigongeval op 30 JAN 1984 met Learjet 24 N44GA - Avalon, CA
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:maandag 30 januari 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 24
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Gee Bee Aero Inc
Registratie: N44GA
Constructienummer: 24-129
Bouwjaar: 1967
Aantal vlieguren:3306
Motoren: 2 General Electric CJ610-4
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Totaal:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Avalon, CA (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Demonstratie
Vliegveld van vertrek:Santa Rosa-Sonoma County Airport, CA (STS/KSTS), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Catalina Island-Avalon Bay Airport, CA (AVX/KAVX), Verenigde Staten
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



NTSB issued 2 Safety Recommendations

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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 Santa Rosa-Sonoma County Airport, CA en Catalina Island-Avalon Bay Airport, CA bedraagt 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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