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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247993
Last updated: 17 April 2021
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Time:19:02 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 55C
Owner/operator:Royal Air Freight
Registration: N559RA
C/n / msn: 55-146
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Jeffersonville-Clark Regional Airport, IN (JVY/KJVY) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Fort Myers-Southwest Florida International Airport, FL (RSW/KRSW)
Destination airport:Jeffersonville-Clark Regional Airport, IN (JVY/KJVY)
Royal Air Freight flight 399, a Learjet 55, landed on the closed runway 32 at Jeffersonville-Clark Regional Airport, Indiana, USA, and slid off the end. The two pilots on board were not injured.

According to the transmissions recorded by, the flight was cleared for a visual approach to the airport. Due to non-towered ATC procedures, no runway was specified in the approach clearance. "We'll do the visual into 36" was transmitted by the crew shortly before changing to advisory frequency.

Runway 14/32 was closed by NOTAM: JVY RWY 14/32 CLSD 2102141410-2102192359. (At the time of the incident, the runway was due to be closed another 24 hours.)

Weather reported about the incident time (0002Z):
KJVY 190015Z AUTO 36005KT 10SM OVC025 M01/M05 A3026 RMK AO2 T10151050 TSNO
KJVY 182355Z AUTO 03003KT 10SM BKN025 OVC043 M01/M05 A3026 RMK AO2 T10151051 11005 21023 TSNO
KJVY 182335Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT025 BKN043 M01/M05 A3026 RMK AO2 T10141051 TSNO

Amateur photographs taken the day following the incident revealed the airplane beyond the departure end of Runway 32, resting on the fuselage as all 3 landing gear had separated.


Revision history:

19-Feb-2021 18:09 harro Added
19-Feb-2021 18:12 harro Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
21-Feb-2021 07:23 aaronwk Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Feb-2021 20:02 aaronwk Updated [Narrative]

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