Accident description
Last updated: 20 April 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 12 August 2010
Time:09:16
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 55C
Operator:OceanAir Táxi Aéreo
Registration: PT-LXO
C/n / msn: 55C-135
First flight: 1988
Engines: 2 Garrett TFE731-3A-2B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU) (   Brazil) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ), Brazil
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro/Galeão-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, RJ (GIG/SBGL), Brazil
Narrative:
A Learjet 55C corporate jet was damaged in a runway excursion accident at Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU). The three crew members survived the accident. The airplane had reportedly returned to land, running off the end of runway 02R into the water of Guanabara Bay.

Events:

Sources:
» Infraero press release 12/08/2010
» Ocean Air diz que os três tripulantes de avião não tiveram ferimentos (G1,

12/08/2010)



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Distance from Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ to Rio de Janeiro/Galeão-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, RJ as the crow flies is 14 km (9 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.
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