Preliminary Report: Learjet loses control on takeoff

 - September 20, 2006, 5:11 AM

Learjet 35, Philadelphia, March 22, 2006–As the Bankair Learjet N58EM was taking off at 2 a.m. from Philadelphia International Airport’s Runway 27L, the pilot lost control and the jet spun into the grass. The Learjet, registered to 58EM LLC of West Columbia, N.C., was on an IFR flight plan in VMC for Charlotte, N.C. The two pilots were not injured.