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Last updated: 12 June 2021
Status:- (Geen officieel onderzoek)
Datum:woensdag 4 april 2018
Tijd:ca 00:15
Type:Learjet 40XR
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Union Gas Air Ventures I LLC
Registratie: N626FX
Constructienummer: 45-2120
Bouwjaar: 2009
Aantal vlieguren:4372
Aantal vluchten:3567
Motoren: 2 Garrett TFE731-20BR-1B
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Houston-William P. Hobby Airport, TX (HOU) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
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Beschrijving:
During a thunderstorm, a local microburst hit a hangar at Houston's William P. Hobby Airport in Texas, USA. The hangar partially collapsed. Several aircraft, parked inside and outside, were damaged. N626FX was struck by the hangar, building contents and equipment and the tail appears to have struck the ground.
The right engine inlet sustained damage and a hole in the left wing fuel cell was among various other structural damage observed on the aircraft.

Alliance Air Parts subsequently acquired some aircraft for spares:
Cessna Citation 560XL N900WL (msn 560-5037); Learjet 40XR N626FX (msn 2120); Learjet 45XR N618CW (msn 430).

Bronnen:
» click2houston.com


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