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Last updated: 5 December 2019
Date:Monday 7 October 2002
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 60
Operator:American Virginia
Registration: N5027Q
C/n / msn: 60-242
First flight:
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW305A
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Santa Cruz do Sul Airport, RS (CSU) (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Marília-Dr Gastão Vidigal Airport, SP (MII/SBML), Brazil
Destination airport:Santa Cruz do Sul Airport, RS (CSU/SSSC), Brazil
The Learjet touched down in rainy conditions, 400 m past the runway threshold. The crew could not stop the plane before the end of the runway. The airplane overran the runway by 50 m before colliding with an obstacle.


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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 Marília-Dr Gastão Vidigal Airport, SP to Santa Cruz do Sul Airport, RS as the crow flies is 866 km (541 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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