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Date:30-APR-2012
Time:17:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C550 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 550 Citation Bravo
Owner/operator:Stephen William Bond (regd. owner)
Registration: G-CGEI
C/n / msn: 550-0951
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:Bournemouth Airport, Parley Lane, Christchurch, Dorset -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Biggin Hill Airport, Kent (BQH/EGKB)
Destination airport:Bournemouth Airport, Hurn (BOH/EGHH)
Narrative:
On approach to Bournemouth Airport - BOH/EGHH the nose wheel of a Cessna 550 Citation Bravo would not lower. All attempts to solve the problem failed & the aircraft landed with the nose wheel retracted. Damage to underside & nose area. The three occupants escaped unhurt. According to the summary of the AAIB report into the incident:

"The aircraft was being flown from Biggin Hill where it had undergone an interior refurbishment and a repaint. During the approach to land at Gloucester the nose landing gear failed to extend using both the normal and emergency systems. The aircraft landed with the nose landing gear retracted, damaging the lower forward fuselage and nose landing gear (NLG) doors. The flight crew were uninjured and exited the aircraft through the main cabin door."

Nature of Damage sustained to airframe: Per the AAIB report "Lower forward fuselage and nose landing gear doors
damaged".

Sources:

1. eyewitness report
2. AAIB: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5422ee0ded915d13740001dd/Cessna_550_Citation_Bravo_G-CGEI_10-12.pdf
3. CAA: https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?catid=1&pagetype=65&appid=1&mode=reg&fullregmark=CGEI
4. http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/9679471.Bournemouth_Airport_drama__emergency_landing_as_nose_wheel_jams/?ref=m

Cessna Citation 550 at Gloucester Staverton, 06/10/13:G-CGEI (10124162344)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Apr-2012 13:48 sharla Added
30-Apr-2012 18:26 Geno Updated [Cn, Source]
01-May-2012 01:06 86.138.154.26 Updated [Date]
01-May-2012 03:33 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Sep-2012 11:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code]
26-Nov-2014 14:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Dec-2016 16:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
26-Dec-2016 16:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
26-Dec-2016 16:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code, Narrative]

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