Narrative:The airplane, a corporate version of the RegionalJet, was conducting a maintenance positioning flight to Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF). The airplane lifted off runway 06 about 1,500 meters from the threshold, and immediately banked sharply to the left. It then banked sharply to the right, hitting the runway with the right wingtip. The airplane continued to roll to the right until it was inverted, and veered off the right side of the runway. It came to rest 1,950 meters from the runway threshold, about 35 meters to the right of the runway's edge.
Weather at the time of the accident (13:36 UTC) was reported as: UUWW 131330Z 13005MPS 1000 R06/1000N SHSN VV003 M06/M07 Q1009 TEMPO 0700 +SHSN RMK 06511040 QBB100= (wind 130 degrees at 10 kts, visibility 1000 m in snow showers with a 300 ft.vertical visibility, Temperature -6°C, Dewpoint -7°C,QNH 1009 hPa)
» NTSB id NYC07RA064
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
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Distance from Moskva-Vnukovo Airport to Berlin-Schönefeld Airport as the crow flies is 1572 km (983 miles).
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.