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Last updated: 10 October 2015
Datum:Mittwoch 4 März 1998
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic LJ23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 23
Fluggesellschaft:Sierra West Airlines
Kennzeichen: N37BL
Werknummer: 23-069
Baujahr: 1965
Triebwerk: 2 General Electric CJ610
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Oakdale Airport, CA (ODC) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Stockton Airport, CA (SCK/KSCK), USA
Flug nach:Oakdale Airport, CA (ODC), USA
A Learjet 23, N37BL, was substantially damaged when it landed gear up at the Oakdale, California, airport. Both pilots were not injured. The flight was operating on a familiarization and training flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Failure of the flight crew to extend the landing gear before landing."



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Stockton Airport, CA to Oakdale Airport, CA as the crow flies is 41 km (26 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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