Flugunfall 10 NOV 1984 einer Learjet 24F N81MC - Saint Thomas-Cyril E. King Airport (STT)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Samstag 10 November 1984
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic LJ24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 24F
Fluggesellschaft:Macton Corp
Kennzeichen: N81MC
Werknummer: 24-344
Baujahr: 1977
Triebwerk: 2 General Electric CJ610-6
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3 km (1.9 Meilen) W vom Land entfernt von Saint Thomas-Cyril E. King Airport (STT) (   U.S. Virgin Islands)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL), USA
Flug nach:Saint Thomas-Cyril E. King Airport (STT/TIST),
Crashed into water 2 miles short of runway 09 during the third night time visual approach.

Probable Cause:

proper glidepath..not attained..pilot in command
proper altitude..not maintained..pilot in command
in-flight planning/decision..poor..pilot in command
planned approach..poor..pilot in command
lack of familiarity with geographic area..pilot in command
crew/group coordination..poor..pilot in command
light condition..dark night



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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 Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL to Saint Thomas-Cyril E. King Airport as the crow flies is 1771 km (1107 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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