NTSB Identification: FTW71AF070
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GATES LEAR 25, registration: N954FA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3819  71/4/11    LAKE CHARLES,LA     GATES LEAR 25       CR-  0  0  2  NONCOMMERCIAL             AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1120                    N954FA              PX-  0  0  0  PRACTICE                  29, 3948 TOTAL HOURS, 457
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - LAKE CHARLES
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LAKE CHARLES,LA             LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           FIRE OR EXPLOSION: IN FLIGHT                             LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           SYSTEMS - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: BATTERIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - GROUNDED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FIRE IN CABIN,COCKPIT,BAGGAGE COMPARTMENT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ELECTRICAL FAILURE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  SUSPECTED MECHANICAL DISCREPANCY
        REMARKS- R BATTERY SHORTED TO GRND FOR UNDETERMINED REASON AND IGNITED. CAUSED FIRE DMG TO ACFT. LND OK.

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