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Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:Voorlopig - officieel
Datum:donderdag 1 maart 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic C750 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 750 Citation X
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Asia Today Ltd.
Registratie: N288CX
Constructienummer: 750-0219
Bouwjaar: 2003
Motoren: 2 Rolls-Royce AE3007C1
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:ca 4 km E of Egelsbach Airport (   Duitsland)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Zaken
Vliegveld van vertrek:Linz-Blue Danube Airport (LNZ/LOWL), Oostenrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Egelsbach Airport (EDFE), Duitsland
A Cessna 750 Citation X corporate jet, N288CX, was destroyed in an accident near Egelsbach Airport, Germany. All five on board were killed.
The flight departed Linz Airport (LNZ), Austria on a flight to Egelsbach. The airplane was approaching runway 27 when the crew switched from IFR to VFR. Shortly afterwards the jet struck trees and came down in a wooded area. A fire erupted.

» Süddeutsche Zeitung
» RP-online
» BFU CX005-12

METAR Weather report:
17:20 UTC / 18:20 local time:
EDFE 011720Z 03003KT 4000 BR FEW008 09/08 Q1025
Wind 030 degrees at 3 knots; Visibility: 4000 m; Mist; few clouds, at 800 feet above aerodrome level; temperature 9°C, dew point 8°C; QNH 1025 mb

18:20 UTC / 19:20 local time:
EDFE 011820Z AUTO 06002KT //// R27/P2000N // /// 08/08 Q1025
Wind 060 degrees at 2 knots; Runway 27, touchdown zone visual range is more than 2000 meters; temperature 8°C, dew point 8°C; QNH 1025 mb


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Linz-Blue Danube Airport en Egelsbach Airport bedraagt 444 km (277 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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