NTSB Identification: MIA83IA117.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21000.
Incident occurred Monday, April 04, 1983 in NEAR ORLANDO, FL
Aircraft: Gates Learjet 35A, registration: N369XL
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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

DURING DESCENT THE PILOT IN COMMAND MAINTAINED RED LINE AIRSPEED. THE AIRCRAFT THEN ENCOUNTERED CLEAR AIR TURBULENCE, FOLLOWED BY A LOSS OF CONTROL. THE PILOT EXTENDED THE LANDING GEAR TO SLOW THE AIRCRAFT AND REGAIN CONTROL.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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