NTSB Issues Preliminary Report On Learjet Crash

Credit: NTSB
The pilot of a Gates Learjet 35A medical jet that crashed in El Cajon, California, on Dec. 27, 2021, had asked to switch from an instrument to a visual approach to land before the jet went down in a residential area, the NTSB said in a preliminary accident report released on Jan. 11. Two pilots and...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and uncrewed aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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