Accident Learjet 24 N55NJ, Wednesday 7 May 1986
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Date:Wednesday 7 May 1986
Time:18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Learjet 24
Owner/operator:My Wife Yacht Sales
Registration: N55NJ
MSN: 24-162
Year of manufacture:1968
Engine model:General Electric CJ610-4
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Hollywood-North Perry Airport, FL (HWO) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Hollywood-North Perry Airport, FL (HWO/KHWO)
Destination airport:Hollywood-North Perry Airport, FL (HWO/KHWO)
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
On rollout after landing at Hollywood-North Perry Airport, Florida, the pilot discovered he had no brakes. The aircraft traveled off the left side of the runway and collided with a fence surrounding a ballpark. Post crash examination of the hydraulic system revealed that the hydraulic reservoir was empty and the main accumulator and the thrust reverser accumulator had no air charge.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
hydraulic system,reservoir..low level
aircraft preflight..poor..pilot in command
maintenance,service of aircraft/equipment..improper..other maintenance personnel

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