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Accident
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:sábado 18 junio 1994
Hora:06:25
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic LJ25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 25D
Operador:TAESA
Registración: XA-BBA
Numéro de série: 25-223
Año de Construcción: 1977
Horas Totales de la Célula:6118
Ciclos:5664
Motores: 2 General Electric CJ610-6
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,5 km (0.9 milles) S of Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:New Orleans-Lakefront Airport, LA (NEW/KNEW), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD/KIAD), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The inexperienced captain continued the unstabilized runway 01R ILS approach and descended below the authorized altitude without visual contact. The Learjet struck trees and crashed 0,8nm short of the Dulles runway threshold.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The poor decisionmaking, poor airmanship, and relative inexperience of the captain in initiating and continuing an unstabilized instrument approach that led to a descent below the authorized altitude without visual contact with the runway environment. Contributing to the cause of the accident was the lack of a ground proximity warning system on the airplane."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 262 days (9 months)
Accident number: NTSB/AAR-95/02
Download report: Final report

Fuentes:
» NTSB-AAR-95-02


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Distance from New Orleans-Lakefront Airport, LA to Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC as the crow flies is 1507 km (942 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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