Accident Learjet 23 N20M, Friday 15 December 1972
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Date:Friday 15 December 1972
Time:11:46
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Learjet 23
Owner/operator:Zantop International Airlines
Registration: N20M
MSN: 23-094
Year of manufacture:1966
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI (DTW) -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI (DTW/KDTW)
Destination airport:Lexington-Blue Grass Airport, KY (LEX/KLEX)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
Ferry flight to Lexington, KY. Hit fuel storage tank when it failed to climb after takeoff from runway 03R.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Undetermined."

Accident investigation:
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CHI73AC058
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 months
Download report: Final report

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