Descripción del Accidente ASN 10 NOV 1984 Learjet 24F N81MC - Saint Thomas-Cyril E. King Airport (STT)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:sbado 10 noviembre 1984
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic LJ24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 24F
Operador:Macton Corp
Registración: N81MC
Numéro de série: 24-344
Año de Construcción: 1977
Horas Totales de la Célula:2643
Motores: 2 General Electric CJ610-6
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:3 km (1.9 milles) W de la costa de Saint Thomas-Cyril E. King Airport (STT) (   Islas Vírgenes Americanas)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Saint Thomas-Cyril E. King Airport (STT/TIST), Islas Vírgenes Americanas
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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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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