January 6, 2011, Springfield, Ill., Gates Learjet 35A


At about 1100 Central time, the airplane was substantially damaged during a hard landing and runway excursion. The flight was conducted under Part 135 on an IFR flight plan. Instrument conditions were encountered during the ILS approach but visual conditions prevailed on the airport. The captain sustained minor injuries. The first officer and the four passengers aboard were not injured.


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