ASN logo
Accident
Last updated: 20 August 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:martes 15 junio 2010
Hora:16:45
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C550 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 550B Citation Bravo
Operador:Prince Aviation
Registración: YU-BSG
Numéro de série: 550-1049
Año de Construcción: 2002
Horas Totales de la Célula:3427
Ciclos:2661
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW530A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Brac Airport (BWK) (   Croacia)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Ejecutivo
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tirana-Rinas Airport (TIA/LATI), Albania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Brac Airport (BWK/LDSB), Croacia
Descripción:
A Cessna 550 Citation Bravo corporate jet, registered YU-BSG, sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident on landing at Brac Airport (BWK), Croatia.
The airplane overran the runway end after landing on runway 04, crashed through a perimeter fence and ended up on a rocky surface five metres below runway level. Both passengers and three crew were uninjured. A fire erupted but this was quickly contained by the airport fire service.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE (translated from Croatian):
The causes of aviation accident are:
- High speed approach
- Steep angle of approach
- The aircraft moved from steep descent to level flight, i.e. touched down, without a proper flare.
Due to a larger pitch angle and higher approach speed, flaring was faster and sharper, and thus had a greater angular velocity of the aircraft which caused increasing horizontal velocity.
- Late contact (touchdown) and insufficient length of runway for the aircraft to come to a halt.

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: AAIA Croatia
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Accident number: Final report
Download report: Final report

Fuentes:
» Kurir news website
» BFU


Fotos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Tirana-Rinas Airport to Brac Airport as the crow flies is 323 km (202 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.
languages: languages

Share