Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:Final
Date:Saturday 28 July 1984
Time:15:45
Type:Learjet 25B
Operator:Panorama Flight Service
Registration: N1JR
C/n / msn: 25-188
First flight:
Total airframe hrs:3168
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Waterville-Robert Lafleur Airport, ME (WVL) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Waterville-Robert Lafleur Airport, ME (WVL), United States of America
Destination airport:White Plains-Westchester County Airport, NY (HPN/KHPN), United States of America
Narrative:
Pitot tube covers not removed before departure. Takeoff was aborted after a stall warning and the aircraft overran by 100 feet and down a rough embankment which separated the landing gear.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
aircraft preflight..inadequate..pilot in command
remedial action..delayed..pilot in command
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS:
terrain condition..downhill
terrain condition..rough/uneven
airspeed indicator..disregarded..pilot in command

Classification:

Runway excursion

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Waterville-Robert Lafleur Airport, ME to White Plains-Westchester County Airport, NY as the crow flies is 503 km (314 miles).

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