Date: February 08, 2001
Time: 15:40
Location: Nurnberg, Germany
Operator: E.A.S. Aeroservizi
Flight #: ?
Route: Nurnberg - Rome, Italy
AC Type: Learjet 35A
Registration: I-MOCO
cn / ln: 35-445
Aboard: 3   (passengers:1  crew:2)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:1  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane experienced asymetrical thrust during takeoff. Rose 200-300 ft., stalled and crashed into trees. An in-flight failure of the left power plant appromately 3 minutes after take-off and inadequate conduct of the crew so that in short final the airplane stalled and crashed from low height. The failure of the left engine was caused by intergranular fractures of retention posts on the high pressure turbine disk. As a result of incorrect service life recordings the maximum number of cycles had considerably been exceeded.

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