Vliegtuigongeval op 04 MAR 2011 met Learjet 25D XA-TWH - Houston-Intercontinental Airport, TX (IAH)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:vrijdag 4 maart 2011
Tijd:04:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 25D
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:USMX AirLink
Registratie: XA-TWH
Constructienummer: 25-289
Bouwjaar: 1979
Aantal vlieguren:7098
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Houston-Intercontinental Airport, TX (IAH) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Ambulance
Vliegveld van vertrek:Tuxtla Gutiérrez-Ángel Albino Corzo International Airport (TGZ/MMTG), Mexico
Vliegveld van aankomst:Houston-Intercontinental Airport, TX (IAH/KIAH), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
During an instrument landing in night instrument meteorological conditions, the airplane exited the far end of the runway and struck the instrument landing system localizer antenna system. The pilot and the co-pilot both reported that, due to fog and low visibility, the pilot flared the airplane too high and landed too long on the runway. The pilot applied maximum braking and reverse thrust, but could not stop the airplane before exiting the runway. The reported weather was visibility of 3/4 mile in mist and an indefinite ceiling at 200 feet. The operator reported that there was no mechanical malfunction or failure of the airplane that would have precluded normal operation. Both pilots were likely influenced by the mission pressure to land because of medical considerations for a passenger on board.

Probable Cause:

Probable Cause: The flying pilot's failure to attain the proper touchdown point in low-visibility conditions, which resulted in a runway overrun. Contributing to the accident was mission pressure to land at that airport.

Accident investigation:

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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 11 months
Accident number: final report
Download report: Summary report


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Tuxtla Gutiérrez-Ángel Albino Corzo International Airport en Houston-Intercontinental Airport, TX bedraagt 1502 km (939 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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