Date & Time: Jan 10, 2007 at 0330 LT
Type of aircraft:
Learjet 35
Operator:
Registration:
N40AN
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Jacksonville-Columbus
MSN:
35-271
YOM:
1979
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
6400
Captain / Total hours on type:
1700
Circumstances:
While cruising at 20,000 feet, the aircraft lost height and dove. During descent, the crew regained control and landed safely in Columbus airport. Both occupants were uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair due to structural damage. It appears that pilots positionned the ailerons in a wrong angle during flight.