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Last updated: 14 December 2018
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 14 Dezember 1994
Zeit:11:46
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic LJ35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 35A
Fluggesellschaft:Phoenix Air
Kennzeichen: N521PA
Werknummer: 35A-239
Baujahr: 1979
Betriebsstunden:6673
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:5254
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Fresno, CA (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Fresno Air Terminal, CA (FAT/KFAT), USA
Flug nach:Fresno Air Terminal, CA (FAT/KFAT), USA
Unfallbericht:
Improperly installed electrical wiring for special mission operations led to an in-flight fire that caused airplane systems and structural damage and subsequent airplane control difficulties. Crashed on East Olive Avenue while on approach to Fresno Air Terminal.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "1) improperly installed electrical wiring for special mission operations that led to an in-flight fire that caused airplane systems and structural damage and subsequent airplane control difficulties; 2) improper maintenance and inspection procedures followed by the operator; and 3) inadequate oversight and approval of the maintenance and inspection practice by the operator in the installation of the special mission systems."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 230 days (8 months)
Accident number: NTSB/AAR-95/04
Download report: Final report

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB-AAR-95-04


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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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