Flugunfall 09 JAN 2007 einer Learjet 24F N444TW - Guadalajara-Miguel Hidal Airport (GDL)
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Datum:Dienstag 9 Januar 2007
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic LJ24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 24F
Fluggesellschaft:Ameristar Jet Charter
Kennzeichen: N444TW
Werknummer: 24-348
Baujahr: 1977
Triebwerk: 2 General Electric CJ610-6
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:30 km (18.8 Meilen) E of Guadalajara-Miguel Hidal Airport (GDL) (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Laredo International Airport, TX (LRD/KLRD), USA
Flug nach:Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport (GDL/MMGL), Mexiko
Flugnummer: 878
Ameristar flight 878 departed Laredo (LRD) at 22:10. At about 23:13, radar contact was established with Guadalajara Approach Control and the flight was cleared to descend from FL260 to FL240. About 10 seconds later the flight was cleared to descend to 12,000 feet, was provided an altimeter setting of 30.28 inches, and was told to expect radar vectors for the ILS 28 approach. At 23:18, the flight was given a right turn to a heading of 120 degrees. At 23:20:38, the flight was cleared to descend to 9,000 feet. The airplane was last observed on radar descending through 9,200 feet, when the airplane was crossing the GDL VOR 085 degree radial. The Learjet impacted terrain.

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Distance from Laredo International Airport, TX to Guadalajara-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport as the crow flies is 868 km (542 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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