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Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Date:Friday 22 September 1995
Time:ca 23:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 36A
Operator:Executive Jet Aviation
Registration: HB-VFS
C/n / msn: 36-042
First flight: 1978
Engines: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:In Amenas Airport (IAM) (   Algeria)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Genève-Cointrin Airport (GVA/LSGG), Switzerland
Destination airport:In Amenas Airport (IAM/DAUZ), Algeria
Narrative:
Undershot runway 05 and caught fire. Damaged beyond repair.

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Photos

photo of Learjet-36A-HB-VFS
accident date: 22-09-1995
type: Learjet 36A
registration: HB-VFS
 

Map
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 Genève-Cointrin Airport to In Amenas Airport as the crow flies is 2031 km (1270 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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