Accident Learjet 23 N61TS, Tuesday 13 August 1985
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Date:Tuesday 13 August 1985
Time:01:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Learjet 23
Owner/operator:Connie Kalitta Services Inc.
Registration: N61TS
MSN: 23-029
Total airframe hrs:7227 hours
Engine model:GE CJ-610-4
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Madison, WI -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Indianapolis, IN (KIND)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
THE PLT ELECTED TO TAKE OFF WITH A HEAVY LOADED ACFT ON THE SHORT RWY. THE PLT STATED A LOUD NOISE WAS HEARD AS THE ACFT APPROACHED 80 KTS. THE TAKEOFF WAS ABORTED AT 100 KTS. HYDROPLANING WAS EXPERIENCED AND A LOSS OF CONTROL OCCURRED. THE ACFT TRAVELED OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RWY WERE THE LEFT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED. THE ACFT CAME TO REST WITH THE NOSE IN A WATER FILLED DITCH.

Probable Cause:

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CHI85FA344
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB CHI85FA344

Location

Revision history:

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