Serious incident Cessna 501 Citation I/SP OE-FMK, Sunday 4 June 2023
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Date:Sunday 4 June 2023
Time:16:15 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C501 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 501 Citation I/SP
Owner/operator:Mali Air Luftverkehr
Registration: OE-FMK
MSN: 501-0144
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport (ACH/LSZR) -   Switzerland
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport (ACH/LSZR)
Destination airport:Graz-Thalerhof Airport (GRZ/LOWG)
Investigating agency: STSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
A Cessna 501 Citation I/SP (OE-FMK) and a Zlin Z526ASM (HB-TRQ) were involved in a serious incident at St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport (ACH), Switzerland.
The two aircraft began their takeoff run simultaneously, the business jet on runway 10 and the single-engine Zlin aircraft on the opposite runway 28. The Zlin took off early from the runway and overflew the oncoming Cessna jet. The jet also took off from the runway a little later.
Runway 10/28 has a length of 1455 m.


Weather reported about the incident time (c. 1615Z)
LSZR 041620Z AUTO 10007KT 070V130 9999 NCD 23/10 Q1016

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: STSB
Report number: 
Status: Preliminary report
Download report: Preliminary report




Revision history:

17-Jul-2023 09:55 harro Added
17-Jul-2023 10:00 harro Updated

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