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Last updated: 27 October 2021
Datum:vrijdag 8 januari 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 36A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Phoenix Air
Registratie: N79SF
Constructienummer: 36-041
Aantal vlieguren:3039
Motoren: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:16 km (10 mijl) SW of Monroe Municipal Airport, LA (MLU) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Onbekend
Vliegveld van vertrek:Memphis International Airport, TN (MEM/KMEM), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Monroe Municipal Airport, LA (MLU/KMLU), Verenigde Staten
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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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Memphis International Airport, TN en Monroe Municipal Airport, LA bedraagt 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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