Date & Time: Aug 14, 2003 at 2222 LT
Type of aircraft:
Learjet 35
Registration:
N403FW
Flight Type:
Ambulance
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Fort Lauderdale-Cancun
MSN:
35-403
YOM:
1981
Country:
Mexico
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Aircraft flight hours:
7950
Circumstances:
The aircraft was performing an ambulance flight from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Cancun, Mexico, with a team of three doctors on board and a crew of two. Pilots started descent to Cancun on ILS runway 12 by night. For unknown reasons, the aircraft landed with its undercarriage retracted and slid for approximately 4,000 feet before coming to rest. Nobody was injured but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.