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Last updated: 18 October 2019
Status:Preliminary
Date:Saturday 4 May 2019
Time:22:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 45
Operator:Skyservice Business Aviation
Registration: C-GMCP
C/n / msn: 45-126
First flight: 2000
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Edinburgh-Turnhouse Airport (EDI) (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Pushback / towing (PBT)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Edinburgh-Turnhouse Airport (EDI/EGPH), United Kingdom
Destination airport:Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport (KEF/BIKF), Iceland
Narrative:
The Learjet 45 aircraft operated by Skyservice Business Aviation, was conducting a flight from Edinburgh (EGPH), United Kingdom to Reykjavik/Keflavik (BIKF), Iceland with 4 crew members onboard. During pushback at EGPH, the nose landing gear collapsed. There were no injuries. The nose landing gear and surrounding airframe structure were damaged.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: EW/G2019/05/01

Classification:
Landing gear collapse
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» TSB A19F0110


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Distance from Edinburgh-Turnhouse Airport to Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport as the crow flies is 1374 km (859 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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