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Accident description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
Status:Final
Date:Wednesday 7 May 1986
Time:18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 24
Operator:My Wife Yacht Sales
Registration: N55NJ
C/n / msn: 24-162
First flight: 1968
Engines: 2 General Electric CJ610-4
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Hollywood-North Perry Airport, FL (HWO) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Hollywood-North Perry Airport, FL (HWO/KHWO), United States of America
Destination airport:Hollywood-North Perry Airport, FL (HWO/KHWO), United States of America
Narrative:
On rollout after landing at Hollywood-North Perry Airport, Florida, the pilot discovered he had no brakes. The aircraft traveled off the left side of the runway and collided with a fence surrounding a ballpark. Post crash examination of the hydraulic system revealed that the hydraulic reservoir was empty and the main accumulator and the thrust reverser accumulator had no air charge.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
hydraulic system,reservoir..low level
aircraft preflight..poor..pilot in command
maintenance,service of aircraft/equipment..improper..other maintenance personnel

Classification:

Runway excursion

Sources:
» NTSB


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