Date & Time: May 15, 2017 at 1530 LT
Type of aircraft:
Learjet 35
Registration:
N452DA
Flight Type:
Positioning
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Philadelphia - Teterboro
MSN:
35A-452
YOM:
1981
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
On final approach to Teterboro Airport, while on a positioning flight from Philadelphia, the airplane went out of control and crashed in flames in an industrial area located about 0,6 mile short of runway 01 threshold. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and several vehicles and buildings were destroyed as well. Both crew members were killed. At the time of the accident, weather conditions were considered as good with wind from 350 gusting up to 30 knots. It was captured on a camera that the aircraft was in a 90° right bank and nose down attitude at the time of impact.