Runway excursion Accident Cessna 550 Citation II HB-VIS, Wednesday 29 June 1994
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Date:Wednesday 29 June 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic C550 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 550 Citation II
Owner/operator:Cat Aviation
Registration: HB-VIS
MSN: 550-0447
Year of manufacture:1982
Total airframe hrs:3396 hours
Cycles:3940 flights
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor, repaired
Location:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH) -   Switzerland
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Bologna Airport (BLQ/LIPE)
Destination airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH)
Investigating agency: BFU Switz.
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The Cessna suffered a runway excursion on landing and collided with runway lights. The flaps and the undercarriage sustained damage.

The accident was caused by wear of the valve of the front brake, resulting in overheating and a blockage of the right main wheel and therefore the airplane swerved right during the landing.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Switz.
Report number: Nr. 1581
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 9 months
Download report: Final report


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