Loss of control Accident Learjet 23 N235R, Saturday 23 April 1966
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Date:Saturday 23 April 1966
Time:12:38
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Learjet 23
Owner/operator:Rexall Drug & Chemical Company
Registration: N235R
MSN: 23-032
Year of manufacture:1965
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:2,4 km SW of Clarendon, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Amarillo International Airport, TX (AMA/KAMA)
Destination airport:Fort Worth (unknown airport), TX
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
Lost control while climbing to FL410 in turbulent instrument conditions.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The loss of control of the aircraft, turbulent, instrument conditions, which could have been caused by a failure of both gyro horizons."

Accident investigation:
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: FTW66A0095
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 4 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB-AAR-67-AE

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