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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
Status:Final
Date:Monday 16 December 2002
Time:19:07
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-125-1A-731
Operator:National Aircraft Leasing
Registration: N55RF
C/n / msn: 25020
First flight: 1964
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Seattle-Boeing Field International Airport, WA (BFI) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Sacramento-Mather Airport, CA (MHR/KMHR), United States of America
Destination airport:Seattle-Boeing Field International Airport, WA (BFI/KBFI), United States of America
Narrative:
The Co-Pilot was the flying pilot with the captain giving directions throughout the approach phase. The captain stated that he extended the flaps and the landing gear. When the aircraft touched down, the landing gear was not extended.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The landing gear down and locked was not verified prior to landing. The checklist was not followed, and an inoperative landing gear warning horn were factors."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 219 days (7 months)
Accident number: SEA03LA018
Download report: Summary report

Classification:
Wheel(s) up landing

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Sacramento-Mather Airport, CA to Seattle-Boeing Field International Airport, WA as the crow flies is 994 km (622 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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