Narrative:A Cessna S550 Citation S/II corporate jet, S5-BAX, sustained substantial damage in a takeoff accident at Forli Airport (FRL), Italy. The two pilots and flight nurse were not injured.
|Date:||Wednesday 2 March 2011|
Cessna S550 Citation S/II
|Operator:||GIO Business Aviation|
|C/n / msn:|| S550-0028|
|First flight:|| 1984|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-4B|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Forli Airport (FRL) (Italy)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Departure airport:||Forli Airport (FRL/LIPK), Italy|
|Destination airport:||Torino-Caselle Airport (TRN/LIMF), Italy|
The Citation was en route to Turin, operating an ambulance flight with a heart for transplant on board.
The airplane yawed left during takeoff, close to rotation speed. Takeoff was aborted and the airplane came to rest in the snow next to runway 12.
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 Forli Airport to Torino-Caselle Airport as the crow flies is 364 km (228 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.