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Last updated: 19 October 2019
Datum:Mittwoch 29 November 1967
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic LJ23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 23
Fluggesellschaft:Jet International
Kennzeichen: N690LJ
Werknummer: 23-078
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,1 km (0.7 Meilen) SW of Orlando-Herndon Airport, FL (ORL) (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Jacksonville-Thomas Cole Imeson Municipal Airport, FL, USA
Flug nach:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Learjet N690LJ was en route to Miami (MIA) when the pilot encountered fuel transfer problems. He decided to divert to Orlando-Herndon Airport, FL (ORL) for an emergency landing. Stalled and entered a spin while attempting a go around. The Learjet crashed into a house at 2811 Oxford Street, Orlando.
The captain of N690LJ was also president of Jet International.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - failed to obtain/maintain flying speed
miscellaneous acts, conditions - improper emergency procedures
powerplant - fuel system: pumps
personnel - maintenance,servicing,inspection: inadequate maintenance and inspection
emergency circumstances - precautionary landing on airport

» St. Petersburg Times - Dec 1, 1967


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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 Jacksonville-Thomas Cole Imeson Municipal Airport, FL to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 528 km (330 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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