Preliminary Report: LearJet lands short of runway

 - September 26, 2006, 9:15 AM

Bombardier Learjet 35, Truckee, Calif., Dec. 28, 2005–The two pilots on board the Learjet were killed when it crashed short of the runway when landing at Truckee-Tahoe Airport. Winds were 20 knots; light rain and mist were reported. The Learjet was on an IFR flight plan from Twin Falls, Idaho. The last radio contact was 15 miles northwest of Truckee. The twinjet, registered to RSB Investments of Washington, Pa., was cleared for the approach.