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Last updated: 27 October 2021
Fecha:viernes 8 enero 1988
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic LJ36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 36A
Operador:Phoenix Air
Registración: N79SF
Numéro de série: 36-041
Año de Construcción:
Horas Totales de la Célula:3039
Motores: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:16 km (10 milles) SW of Monroe Municipal Airport, LA (MLU) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Memphis International Airport, TN (MEM/KMEM), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Monroe Municipal Airport, LA (MLU/KMLU), Estados Unidos de América
Crashed during an ILS approach in a slight noseup, slight right wing down attitude, with a high vertical rate of descent, and a high forward speed. The copilot was not rated in the aircraft and had logged a total of 7.9 of jet time in his logbook.

Probable Cause:

descent..excessive..pilot in command
level off..not performed..pilot in command
inattentive..pilot in command
lack of total experience in type of aircraft..copilot/second pilot

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years
Accident number: FTW88MA047
Download report: Summary report



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Memphis International Airport, TN to Monroe Municipal Airport, LA as the crow flies is 338 km (211 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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