Date & Time: Oct 24, 2004 at 0025 LT
Type of aircraft:
Learjet 35
Operator:
Registration:
N30DK
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Ambulance
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
San Diego-Albuquerque
MSN:
35-345
YOM:
1980
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
5
Captain / Total flying hours:
13000
Captain / Total hours on type:
600
Copilot / Total flying hours:
3000
Copilot / Total hours on type:
375
Aircraft flight hours:
10047
Circumstances:
The crew and the medical team was returning to Albuquerque after picking up a patient in Mexico City and dropping the person off in San Diego. One minute after takeoff from San Diego-Brown Field, the aircraft crashed on a small hill side, 2 miles east of airport. Nobody survived.