Accident
Last updated: 17 April 2014
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:mardi 15 juin 2010
Heure:16:45
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic C550 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 550B Citation Bravo
Compagnie:Prince Aviation
Immatriculation: YU-BSG
Numéro de série: 550-1049
Année de Fabrication: 2002
Heures de vol:3427
Cycles:2661
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney PW530A
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 2
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 5
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Brac Airport (BWK) (   Croatie)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Nature:Affaires
Aéroport de départ:Tirana-Rinas Airport (TIA/LATI), Albanie
Aéroport de destination:Brac Airport (BWK/LDSB), Croatie
Détails:
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.


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.

Sources:
» Kurir news website
» BFU

Official accident investigation report
investigating agency: AAIA Croatia
report status: Final
report number: Final report
report released:17-NOV-2011
duration of investigation:520 days (1 year 5.2 months)
download report: O nesreci zrakoplova Cessna Citation Bravo C550B koja se dogodila dana 15. srpnja 2010. na zracnoj luci Brac (AAIA Croatia Final report)

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Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposé destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Tirana-Rinas Airport et Brac Airport est de 323 km (202 miles).

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