Accident Learjet 23 N432EJ, Wednesday 25 October 1967
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Date:Wednesday 25 October 1967
Time:11:08
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Learjet 23
Owner/operator:Executive Jet Sales
Registration: N432EJ
MSN: 23-028A
Year of manufacture:1965
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:off Muskegon, MI -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Muskegon Airport, MI (MKG/KMKG)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
Engine compressor stall in icing conditions; ditched in Lake Michigan.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - attempted operation w/known deficiencies in equipment
pilot in command - improper in-flight decisions or planning
miscellaneous - foreign material affecting normal operations
miscellaneous acts, conditions - ice-engine
FACTOR(S):
miscellaneous acts, conditions - airframe ice
miscellaneous acts, conditions - failure of two or more engines
miscellaneous acts, conditions - aircraft came to rest in water
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-2 engines
emergency circumstances - forced landing off airport on water

Accident investigation:
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CHI68A0039
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB

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