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Last updated: 7 June 2020
Status:Definitief
Datum:woensdag 14 januari 1987
Tijd:13:31
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 35A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Fidinam Fiduciara
Registratie: HB-VGC
Constructienummer: 35A-259
Bouwjaar: 1979
Motoren: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Lugano Airport (LUG) (   Zwitserland)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Privévlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE/LFMN), Frankrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Lugano Airport (LUG/LSZA), Zwitserland
Beschrijving:
A Learjet 35A corporate jet, HB-VGC, sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident at Lugano Airport (LUG), Switzerland. Both crew members survived.
The airplane overran the snow covered runway at Lugano, crossed a road and came to rest in a field.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE:
The accident was due to a runway excursion of the aircraft due to insufficient deceleration after landing on a runway made slippery by a light layer of snow.
Elements that played a role:
- Absence of a report on the state of the track
- Information provided was too optimistic and partly on the wrong runway conditions
- Overly optimistic assessment of the overall situation on the part of the crew
- Condition of the tires
- Late opening of the parachute brake

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: CFEAA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 years and 8 months
Accident number: No 1987/1-1282
Download report: Final report


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Kaart
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 Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport en Lugano Airport bedraagt 291 km (182 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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