ASN Aircraft accident Learjet 25 N100MK Vickery, OH
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Friday 20 October 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 25
Operator:Kelco Aircraft
Registration: N100MK
MSN: 25-019
First flight: 1969
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2,4 km (1.5 mls) SE of Vickery, OH (   United States of America)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Departure airport:Cleveland (unknown airport), OH, United States of America
Destination airport:Cleveland (unknown airport), OH, United States of America
Lost control at FL165 and crashed in a 60deg nose down attitude during pilot checkride.

Probable Cause:

personnel - production-design-personnel: poor/inadequate design
systems - auto pilot: servo
miscellaneous acts,conditions - material failure

Loss of control



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