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Accident description
Last updated: 25 October 2016
Date:Saturday 20 April 1985
Time:ca 18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SBR1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American CT-39A-1-NO Sabreliner
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 62-4496
C/n / msn: 276-49
First flight:
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT12A-6A Turbo Wasp
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Wilkes-Barre International Airport, PA (AVP) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, PA (AVP/KAVP), United States of America
Overran runway, went down a 125 feet embankment and caught fire.

Runway excursion



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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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