- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 30, 2002
Time: 13:08
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Operator: Care Flight International
Flight #: ?
Route: Marco, Fl - Lexington, KY
AC Type: Learjet 25C
Registration: N45CP
cn / ln: 25-073
Aboard: 5   (passengers:2  crew:3)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:1  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: While attempting to land the air ambulance, the thrust reverser deployed lights did not illuminate, so the captain stowed the thrust reverse levers and activated them again with the same result. The captain then released and reapplied the brakes with no effect. The airplane then overran the runway and the right wing struck the ILS antennas and lighting. The plane came to rest and burst into flames. The captain's addition of forward thrust during the landing rollout, which resulted in a lack of braking effectiveness and a subsequent runway overrun. A factor was the captain's inability to deploy the thrust reversers for undetermined reasons.
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