Date: September 19, 2008
Time: 2353
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Operator: Global Executive Aviation
Flight #: ?
Route: Colombia, SC - Los Angeles, CA
AC Type: Learjet 60
Registration: N999LJ
cn / ln: 314
Aboard: 6   (passengers:4  crew:2)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:2  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane was attempting to take off from Columbia Metropolitan Airport when it overran the runway, crashed through a perimeter fence, struck antennas and came to rest on an embankment adjacent to highway. The accident was caused by the operatorís inadequate maintenance of the airplaneís tires, which resulted in multiple tire failures during takeoff roll due to severe underinflation, and the captainís execution of a rejected takeoff after V1, which was inconsistent with her training and standard operating procedures.

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