NTSB Identification: NYC86LA202.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33474.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 06, 1986 in RUTLAND, VT
Aircraft: Learjet 55, registration: N921FP
Injuries: 1 Minor,2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE LEAR 55 TAXIED OUT FOR TAKEOFF AND INADVERTENTLY ATTEMPTED A TAKEOFF ON THE WRONG RUNWAY. WHEN HE REALIZED HIS MISTAKE, HE ABORTED THE TAKEOFF BECAUSE HE KNEW THE RUNWAY LENGTH WAS SIGNIFICENTLY LESS THAN HIS REQUIRED FIELD LENGTH. INSUFFICIENT RUNWAY ALSO REMAINED FOR THE ABORTED TAKEOFF AND THE AIRCRAFT RAN OFF THE END OF THE RUNWAY AND HIT A STONE WALL. THE AIRCRAFT WAS DESTROYED BY FIRE AND THE CO-PILOT RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES WHILE THE PILOT AND THE PASSENGER WERE NOT INJURED.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

CHECKLIST..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE



Contributing Factors

COMPLACENCY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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