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Accident description
Last updated: 11 December 2017
Status:Final
Date:Wednesday 6 August 1986
Time:14:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 55
Operator:Federal Paper Board
Registration: N921FP
C/n / msn: 55-103
First flight:
Total airframe hrs:901
Engines: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rutland Airport, VT (RUT) (   United States of America)
Crash site elevation: 240 m (787 feet) amsl
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Rutland Airport, VT (RUT/KRUT), United States of America
Destination airport:Teterboro Airport, NJ (TEB/KTEB), United States of America
Narrative:
Takeoff attempted on wrong runway. Takeoff was aborted but the Lear overran the runway and hit a stone wall. The aircraft was destroyed by fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
wrong runway..selected..pilot in command
checklist..not used..pilot in command
procedures/directives..not followed..pilot in command
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS:
object..fence
complacency..pilot in command

Classification:
Landing or takeoff on wrong runway

Runway excursion

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Rutland Airport, VT to Teterboro Airport, NJ as the crow flies is 309 km (193 miles).

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