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Last updated: 29 October 2020
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Sonntag 8 Dezember 1985
Zeit:13:39
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic LJ35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 35A
Fluggesellschaft:Corporate Air Inc
Kennzeichen: N15TW
Werknummer: 35A-106
Baujahr: 1977
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Rochester, MN (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Ausbildungsflug
Flug von:Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, MN (MSP/KMSP), USA
Flug nach:Rochester Municipal Airport, MN (RST/KRST), USA
Unfallbericht:
Training flight. Rolled inverted and crashed after missed approach while positioning for a new approach.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
directional control..not corrected..pilot in command(CFI)
remedial action..not performed..pilot in command(CFI)
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS:
overconfidence in personal ability..pilot in command(CFI)
lack of recent experience in type of aircraft..dual student

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


Fotos

photo of Learjet-35A-N101BG
accident date: 08-12-1985
type: Learjet 35A
registration: N101BG
 

Map
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 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, MN to Rochester Municipal Airport, MN as the crow flies is 122 km (76 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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