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Accident description
Last updated: 10 February 2016
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Saturday 4 January 2003
Time:12:21 EDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C525 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 525 CitationJet
Operator:Transportadora Julio Simões
Registration: PT-XJS
C/n / msn: 525-0239
First flight:
Engines: 2 Williams International FJ44-1A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH) (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Morrinhos Airport, GO (SWMX), Brazil
Destination airport:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brazil
During the landing run on a wet runway at Congonhas Airport, the pilot noted a failure in the braking system and decided to veer to the runway intersection. Unable to decelerate, the aircraft ran down an embankment and went through a fence. It hit a barbecue stand, destroying it and slightly injuring the vendor. The aircraft suffered serious damage to it's wings.

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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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