Preliminary Accident Reports

November 2008 Issue

September 19, 2008, Columbia, S.C., Learjet LR60

At about 2353 Eastern time, the airplane overran the departure end of the runway during a takeoff attempt. The two crewmembers and two of the four passengers were fatally injured; the other two passengers suffered serious injuries. The aircraft, being operated as an on-demand passenger flight under Part 135, was destroyed by extensive post-crash fire. Weather was reported as clear with light winds.

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