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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Date:Monday 22 June 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic G159 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I
Operator:TAS Airways
Registration: I-MDDD
C/n / msn: 143
First flight: 1964
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pantelleria Airport (PNL) (   Italy)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Pantelleria Airport (PNL/LICG), Italy
Destination airport:?
The Gulfstream yawed left during the takeoff roll in crosswind conditions. Takeoff was aborted, but the aircraft could not be stopped on the remaining runway length. The aircraft sustained substantial damage on the right side because the right main gear collapsed.


Runway excursion



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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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