Flugunfall 20 OCT 1978 einer Learjet 25 N100MK - Vickery, OH
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Freitag 20 Oktober 1978
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic LJ25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 25
Fluggesellschaft:Kelco Aircraft
Kennzeichen: N100MK
Werknummer: 25-019
Baujahr: 1969
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:2,4 km (1.5 Meilen) SE of Vickery, OH (   USA)
Flugphase: Manövrieren (MNV)
Flug von:Cleveland (unknown airport), OH, USA
Flug nach:Cleveland (unknown airport), OH, USA
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



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