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Last updated: 28 November 2021
Date:Sunday 29 December 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic C56X model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 560XL Citation XLS
Operator:Sunny Sky
Registration: LV-FQD
MSN: 560-5555
First flight: 2005
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:6 km (3.8 mls) from Otamendi, BA (   Argentina)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:San Fernando Airport, BA (FDO/SADF), Argentina
Destination airport:Comandante Nicanor Otamendi-Estancia La Venancia, BA, Argentina
The Cessna 560XL Citation XLS corporate jet with 9 people on board made an emergency landing in a cornfield due to a probable double engine flame out, 6 km from Otamendi, in the middle of a storm.
No injuries declared.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: JIAAC Argentina
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: 113656323/19
Download report: Initial/factual report

Forced landing outside airport



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Distance from San Fernando Airport, BA to Comandante Nicanor Otamendi-Estancia La Venancia, BA as the crow flies is 406 km (254 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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