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Last updated: 17 August 2019
Date:Thursday 15 August 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic C680 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 680A Citation Latitude
Operator:JRM Air LLC
Registration: N8JR
C/n / msn: 680A-0010
First flight: 2015
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW306D
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Elizabethton Municipal Airport, TN (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Statesville Municipal Airport, NC (SVH/KSVH), United States of America
Destination airport:Elizabethton Municipal Airport, TN, United States of America
A Cessna 680A Citation Latitude, N8JR, was destroyed by fire when it suffered a runway overrun and crossed an airport fence after landing at Elizabethton Municipal Airport (0A9), Tennessee, USA.
There have been no reported injuries. NASCAR Racer Dale Earnhardt Jr, his wife and daughter were onboard.
The aircraft made a hard landing on runway 24, a 1380 m long runway. It bounced and went off the runway, coming to rest on the edge of a road about 120 meters past the paved end of the runway.

Runway excursion



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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 Statesville Municipal Airport, NC to Elizabethton Municipal Airport, TN as the crow flies is 128 km (80 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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