Loss of control Accident Learjet 23 N100TA, Thursday 6 May 1982
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Date:Thursday 6 May 1982
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Learjet 23
Owner/operator:IBEX Corp.
Registration: N100TA
MSN: 23-045
Year of manufacture:1965
Engine model:General Electric CJ610-4
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:19 km off Savannah, GA (Atlantic Ocean) -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Teterboro Airport, NJ (TEB/KTEB)
Destination airport:Orlando International Airport, FL (MCO/KMCO)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The Learjet entered an uncontrolled descent for undetermined reasons while descending from FL410 to FL390. The aircraft was en route from Teterboro to Orlando.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "An uncontrolled descent from cruise altitude for undetermined reasons, from which a recovery was not or could not be effected."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: NTSB/AAR-83/01
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 months
Download report: Final report

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