Accident Cessna 501 Citation I/SP I-CIGB, Monday 27 April 1992
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Date:Monday 27 April 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic C501 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 501 Citation I/SP
Owner/operator:Tradexim SRL
Registration: I-CIGB
MSN: 501-0163
Year of manufacture:1980
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor, repaired
Location:Lugano Airport (LUG) -   Switzerland
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Roma-Ciampino Airport (CIA/LIRA)
Destination airport:Lugano Airport (LUG/LSZA)
Investigating agency: BFU Switz.
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The Cessna 501 Citation I/SP corporate jet operated on a private flight to Lugano. The first LOC-DME approach to runway 03 was abandoned when the airplane was not stabilized on the approach.
During the second attempt to land the aircraft landed at high speed and bounced. The nose gear collapsed and the Cessna went off the runway. The undercarriage, the fuselage and the flaps were damaged.

Causes (translated from German):
- IFR steep approach gone wrong
- Stress
- Landing speed too high
- Failure to execute a second go around
- Loss of control of the aircraft on the ground

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Switz.
Report number: Nr. 1546
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years
Download report: Final report


History of this aircraft

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