Descripción del Accidente ASN 29 JUN 1994 Cessna 550 Citation II HB-VIS - Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:mircoles 29 junio 1994
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C550 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 550 Citation II
Operador:Cat Aviation
Registración: HB-VIS
Numéro de série: 550-0447
Año de Construcción:
Horas Totales de la Célula:3396
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Menor
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH) (   Suiza)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bologna Airport (BLQ/LIPE), Italia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH), Suiza
The Cessna suffered a runway excursion on landing and collided with runway lights. The flaps and the undercarriage sustained damage.

Probable Cause:

The accident was caused by wear of the valve of the front brake, resulting in overheating and a blockage of the right main wheel and therefore the airplane swerved right during the landing.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: BFU Switzerlnd
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 275 days (9 months)
Accident number: Nr. 1581
Download report: Final report


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Distance from Bologna Airport to Zürich-Kloten Airport as the crow flies is 386 km (241 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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