Accident
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 27 Februar 1997
Zeit:10:15
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic LJ35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 35A
Fluggesellschaft:Colvin Aviation Inc.
Kennzeichen: N440HM
Werknummer: 35A-294
Baujahr: 1980
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Greenville Downtown Airport, SC (GMU) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport, GA (ATL/KATL), USA
Flug nach:Greenville Downtown Airport, SC (GMU), USA
Unfallbericht:
After an ILS approach the Learjet touched down long on runway 36. The aircraft hydroplaned and went off the runway, skidded through 200 feet of sod, vaulted off a 25 foot embankment, skidded across a road, and collided with a ditch.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot-in-command's failure to achieve the proper touchdown point on a known wet runway, resulting in a subsequent overrun and on ground collision with a ditch. "

Informationsquelle:
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Distance from Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport, GA to Greenville Downtown Airport, SC as the crow flies is 232 km (145 miles).

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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