NTSB Identification: CHI85FA344.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29269.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 13, 1985 in MADISON, WI
Aircraft: Learjet 23, registration: N61TS
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT ELECTED TO TAKE OFF WITH A HEAVY LOADED ACFT ON THE SHORT RWY. THE PLT STATED A LOUD NOISE WAS HEARD AS THE ACFT APPROACHED 80 KTS. THE TAKEOFF WAS ABORTED AT 100 KTS. HYDROPLANING WAS EXPERIENCED AND A LOSS OF CONTROL OCCURRED. THE ACFT TRAVELED OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RWY WERE THE LEFT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED. THE ACFT CAME TO REST WITH THE NOSE IN A WATER FILLED DITCH.

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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..BUCKLED

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR STRUT..BUCKLED

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,HYDROPLANING CONDITION..EXCEEDED




Contributing Factors

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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