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Last updated: 25 April 2019
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Tuesday 26 February 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic GALX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Gulfstream G200 Galaxy
Operator:Silk Way Business Aviation
Registration: 4K-AZ88
C/n / msn: 189
First flight: 2008
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) (   Russia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Baku-Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD/UBBB), Azerbaijan
Destination airport:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE), Russia
The Gulfstream G200 Galaxy plane slid off the side of runway 24C after landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport, Russia. The aircraft slid sideways off the left side of the runway and became stuck in snow.
The 5 occupants, 3 passengers and 2 pilots were not injured.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: MAK
Status: Investigation ongoing

Runway excursion


METAR Weather report:
06:00 UTC / 09:00 local time:
UUEE 260600Z 31006MPS 9000 -SHSN SCT009 BKN020CB 01/00 Q1000 R24C/550336 R24L/550345 TEMPO 1000 SHSN

07:00 UTC / 10:00 local time:
UUEE 260700Z 32006MPS 9000 -SN OVC008 01/00 Q1000 R24C/550336 R24L/550345 NOSIG

08:00 UTC / 11:00 local time:
UUEE 260800Z 33006MPS 9999 OVC011 01/M00 Q1001 R24C/550336 R24L/550345 NOSIG

09:00 UTC / 12:00 local time:
UUEE 260900Z 33006MPS 5000 -SN SCT008 OVC023 01/M00 Q1001 R24L/550345 R24C/550336 NOSIG

10:00 UTC / 13:00 local time:
UUEE 261000Z 33005MPS 9999 OVC009 01/00 Q1002 R24L/550345 R24C/510345 NOSIG


Video, social media

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 Baku-Heydar Aliyev International Airport to Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport as the crow flies is 1941 km (1213 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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