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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165208
Last updated: 12 June 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C56X model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 560XL Citation Excel
Owner/operator:Netjets Sales Inc
Registration: N580QS
MSN: 560-5741
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Cherry Capital Airport (KTVC), Traverse City, MI -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:KSRQ
Destination airport:KTVC
Investigating agency: NTSB
The aircraft, a Cessna 560XL Citation Excel, experienced a loss of rudder authority upon landing at the Cherry Capital Airport (KTVC), Traverse City, Michigan. The airplane was not damaged and the four occupants onboard were not injured. The flight was operated under 14 CFR Part 91 Subpart K: Fractional.

NTSB determines the probable cause(s) of this incident as follows: The inoperative galley drain tube heater, which allowed water within the tube to freeze and led to its failure; the tube’s failure allowed water to drain onto the rudder cables and freeze and resulted in the rudder binding during landing.




Revision history:

03-Apr-2014 18:09 Geno Added
07-Jun-2015 17:30 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
25-Mar-2021 16:53 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
26-Mar-2021 08:19 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]

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