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Last updated: 25 June 2019
Estado:Final
Fecha:jueves 7 junio 2012
Hora:12:24
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic LJ60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 60
Operador:Performance Aircraft Leasing Inc.
Registración: N500SW
Numéro de série: 60-017
Año de Construcción: 1993
Horas Totales de la Célula:6456
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW305
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Aspen-Pitkin County Airport, CO (ASE) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Privado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Opa-Locka Airport, FL (OPF/KOPF), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Aspen-Pitkin County Airport, CO (ASE/KASE), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
A Learjet 60 jet sustained damage in a runway excursion accident at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport, CO (ASE). There were no injuries among the six passengers and two crew members.
The airplane veered off the side of the runway on landing and came to rest with a collapsed right main landing gear.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The first officer’s failure to maintain adequate airspeed and his exceedance of the airplane’s critical angle-of-attack during the final approach in known low-level windshear conditions, which resulted in an aerodynamic stall. Contributing to the accident were the first officer’s failure to initiate a go-around when commanded and the captain's lack of remedial action when he recognized that the approach was unstabilized."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 1 months
Accident number: CEN12LA345
Download report: Summary report

Fuentes:
» FAA
» The Aspen Times


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Distance from Opa-Locka Airport, FL to Aspen-Pitkin County Airport, CO as the crow flies is 2864 km (1790 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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