NTSB Identification: FTW04WA115
Accident occurred Sunday, April 18, 2004 in La Romana, Dominican Republic
Aircraft: Learjet 55, registration: N355UJ
Injuries: 8 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On April 18, 2004, at 1531 eastern daylight time, a LearJet 55 twin-engine airplane, N355UJ, was substantially damaged during a hard landing following an aborted take-off from La Romana Airport, in the Dominican Republic. The airline transport pilot, first officer, and 6 passengers were not injured. The airplane, serial number 033, was owned and operated by Bombardier Capital Corporation, of Colchester, Vermont. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed throughout the area for the business flight for which an Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flight plan was filed. The flight was departing La Romana International Airport, La Romana, Dominican Republic, with Wilmington, North Carolina, as its intended destination.

The accident investigation is under the control and jurisdiction of the Government of the Dominican Republic. Any further information may be obtained from:

Presidencia de la Republica Dominicana
Secretaria Administrativa de la Presidencia
Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC)
Edificio de Oficinas Gubernamentales
Avenida Mexico Esq. Dr. Delgado
Bloque "A", Segundo Piso
Apartado Postal 1180
Santo Domingo, Republica Dominicana

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by, or obtained from the DGAC of the Dominican Republic.

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