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Last updated: 9 April 2020
Fecha:domingo 5 septiembre 1993
Hora:17:15 MDT
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic LJ25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 25D
Operador:Cambridge Aviation
Registración: N999BH
Numéro de série: 25-318
Año de Construcción:
Horas Totales de la Célula:4973
Motores: 2 General Electric CJ610-8A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Total:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:11 km (6.9 milles) S of Pecos, NM (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Houston-William P. Hobby Airport, TX (HOU/KHOU), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Santa Fe Airport, NM (SAF/KSAF), Estados Unidos de América
Impacted rising terrain at 7,300 feet msl when maneuvering at low altitude 25 miles from the destination Santa Fe. The captain was impaired because of probably cocaine use while in flight. He was also impaired by alcohol. First officer had limited Lear experience.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Physical impairment of the pilot in command from alcohol and drugs. A factor was the first officer's lack of experience in the Lear Jet."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Accident number: FTW93FA255
Download report: Summary report



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Distance from Houston-William P. Hobby Airport, TX to Santa Fe Airport, NM as the crow flies is 1202 km (751 miles).

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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Learjet 25

  • 373 built
  • 42nd loss
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