- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 04, 2003
Time: 06:39
Location: Groton, Connecticut
Operator: Jet Pro
Flight #: ?
Route: Farmingdale - Groton
AC Type: Gates Learjet 35A
Registration: N135PT
cn / ln: 35A-509
Aboard: 2   (passengers:0  crew:2)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:0  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: During a positioning flight the jet crashed into several houses before ending up in a river. The first officer's inadvertent retraction of the flaps during the low altitude maneuvering, which resulted in the inadvertent stall and subsequent in-flight collision with a residential home. Factors in the accident were the captain's decision to perform a low altitude maneuver using excessive bank angle, the flight crews inadequate coordination, and low clouds surrounding the airport.
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