ASN Aircraft accident Learjet 55 N666TK North Eleuthera International Airport (ELH)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Thursday 25 August 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 55
Operator:RCR7 LLC
Registration: N666TK
MSN: 55-038
First flight: 1982
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Eleuthera International Airport (ELH) (   Bahamas)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:North Eleuthera International Airport (ELH/MYEH), Bahamas
Destination airport:?
A Learjet 55, N666TK, was substantially damaged during a runway excursion following an aborted takeoff at North Eleuthera Airport, Bahamas. The two pilots and seven passengers were not injured. Among the passengers was Colombian singer J Balvin.
The aircraft came to rest in bushes.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: AAID Bahamas
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: A16-004054

Rejected takeoff
Runway excursion (overrun)



photo of Learjet-55-N666TK
accident date: 25-08-2016
type: Learjet 55
registration: N666TK

Video, social media

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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