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Last updated: 23 January 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:lunes 30 enero 1984
Hora:13:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic LJ24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 24
Operador:Gee Bee Aero Inc
Registración: N44GA
Numéro de série: 24-129
Año de Construcción:
Horas Totales de la Célula:3306
Motores: 2 General Electric CJ610-4
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Avalon, CA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Demostración
Aeropuerto de Salida:Santa Rosa-Sonoma County Airport, CA (STS/KSTS), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Catalina Island-Avalon Bay Airport, CA (AVX/KAVX), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Sales demo. Touched down 500 feet down the runway, overran and went over a 90 feet bluff. Caught fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
reason for occurrence undetermined
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS:
terrain condition..mountainous/hilly
improper..pilot in command
terrain condition..downhill
self-induced pressure..pilot in command
airport fire/rescue service..inadequate
pressure induced by others..other person
airport facilities,runway/landing area condition..uphill
airport facilities,runway/landing area condition..rough/uneven

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Distance from Santa Rosa-Sonoma County Airport, CA to Catalina Island-Avalon Bay Airport, CA as the crow flies is 687 km (429 miles).

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