Accident description
Last updated: 28 November 2014
Status:Final
Date:Monday 1 July 1991
Time:21:52
Type:Learjet 25XR
Operator:New Creations
Registration: N458J
C/n / msn: 25-106
First flight:
Engines: 2 General Electric CJ610-6
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Columbus-Port Columbus International Airport, OH (CMH) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), United States of America
Destination airport:Columbus-Port Columbus International Airport, OH (CMH/KCMH), United States of America
Narrative:
The pilot failed to maintain visual reference with the runway during a landing, resulting in a loss of directional control. Factors were the heavy rain and the lack of runway centerline lights.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The failure of the pilot to maintain visual reference with the runway during a landing, which resulted in a loss of directional control. Also causal to the accident was the pilot's failure to initiate a go-around, after he lost sight of the runway during the touchdown. Factors related to the accident were the heavy rain and the lack of runway centerline lights."

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Philadelphia International Airport, PA to Columbus-Port Columbus International Airport, OH as the crow flies is 648 km (405 miles).

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