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Last updated: 12 November 2019
Status:
Date:Wednesday 17 July 2019
Time:19:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic C550 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 550 Citation II
Operator:Avia Jet LLC
Registration: N320JT
C/n / msn: 550-0271
First flight: 1981
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-4
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mesquite Municipal Airport, NV (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Pasco-Tri-Cities Airport, WA (PSC/KPSC), United States of America
Destination airport:Las Vegas-Henderson Sky Harbor Airport, NV (HSH/KHND), United States of America
Narrative:
The aircraft was partially consumed by fire in an accident at Mesquite Airport (67L), Nevada. The sole pilot onboard was not injured. The plane was traveling from Pasco, Washington, to Las Vegas-Henderson Airport, according to the FAA.

The Las Vegas Sun reported that the pilot was arrested after the accident and being booked on a count of DUI.

Sources:
» news3lv.com
» reviewjournal.com


Photos

photo of Cessna-550-Citation-II-N320JT
accident date: 17-07-2019
type: Cessna 550 Citation II
registration: N320JT
photo of Cessna-550-Citation-II-N320JT
accident date: 17-07-2019
type: Cessna 550 Citation II
registration: N320JT
photo of Cessna-550-Citation-II-N320JT
accident date: 17-07-2019
type: Cessna 550 Citation II
registration: N320JT
 

Map
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 Pasco-Tri-Cities Airport, WA to Las Vegas-Henderson Sky Harbor Airport, NV as the crow flies is 1183 km (740 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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