NTSB Identification: CHI86FA042.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31809.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 08, 1985 in ROCHESTER, MN
Aircraft: Learjet 35A, registration: N15TW
Injuries: 3 Fatal.

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 AIRCRAFT HAD JUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED A SERIES OF PRACTICE APPROACHES TO A FULL STOP. THE TRAINING FLIGHT WAS BEING CONDUCTED TO GIVE REFRESHER TRAINING TO THE PILOT WHO HAD NOT FLOWN A LEAR JET IN OVER A YEAR AND HAD NEVER FLOWN A LEAR MODEL 35. THE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR REQUESTED A PRACTICE APPROACH WITH A MISSED APPROACH AND WAS CLEARED FOR THE OPTION. WITNESSES STATED THAT THE AIRCRAFT ROLLED RIGHT AND THEN ROLLED LEFT TO AN INVERTED POSITION. COLLIDING WITH THE GROUND SHORTLY THEREAFTER.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..DUAL STUDENT

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