AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT REPORT. MACHINERY BUYERS CORPORATION, LEARJET MODEL 24, N454RN, ATLANTA, GEORGIA, FEBRUARY 26, 1973
The report describes the aircraft crash, which occured after takeoff. The two crewmembers and five passengers were fatally injured, one person on the ground sustained burns. The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of the accident was the loss of engine thrust during takeoff due to ingestion of birds by the engines, resulting in loss of control of the airplane.
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National Transportation Safety BoardOffice of Aviation Safety
Washington, DC United States 20594
- Publication Date: 1973-5-30
- Pagination: 16 p.
- TRT Terms: Air transportation crashes; Birds; Crash investigation; Fatalities; General aviation aircraft; Stall; Takeoff
- Identifier Terms: Learjet aircraft; U.S. National Transportation Safety Board
- Old TRIS Terms: Ingestion engines; Ntsb
- Subject Areas: Aviation; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00047867
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: NTSB-AAR-73-12 Acc Rpt
- Files: NTIS
- Created Date: Oct 18 1973 12:00AM