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Last updated: 20 February 2020
Date:Friday 4 May 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic C25C model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 525C Citation CJ4
Operator:Aluminios Cortizo
Registration: EC-MOQ
C/n / msn: 525C-0161
First flight: 2014
Engines: 2 Williams International FJ44-4A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) (   Spain)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Zagreb-Pleso Airport (ZAG/LDZA), Croatia
Destination airport:Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ/LEST), Spain
A Cessna 525C Citation CJ4, EC-MOQ, was damaged in a landing accident on runway 35 at Santiago de Compostela Airport, Spain.
The instrument approach and landing on runway 35 was uneventful. After starting the left turn to leave the runway on taxiway E3, the aircraft leaned to the left, causing the crew to assume a flat tire, and a few seconds later the left main hear leg collapsed. The crew stopped the aircraft on the runway and notified control tower of the emergency.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: A-012/2018

Runway mishap


METAR Weather report:
18:00 UTC / 20:00 local time:
LEST 041800Z 04012KT 340V080 CAVOK 17/02 Q1017 NOSIG

19:00 UTC / 21:00 local time:
LEST 041900Z 03010KT 360V060 CAVOK 15/03 Q1017 NOSIG


photo of Cessna-525C-Citation-CJ4-EC-MOQ
accident date: 04-05-2018
type: Cessna 525C Citation CJ4
registration: EC-MOQ

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 Zagreb-Pleso Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport as the crow flies is 1951 km (1220 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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