N610ED Citation 500 crash Oct 18 2013 Wichita

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N610ED Citation 500 crash Oct 18 2013 Wichita

#1 Post by bizjets101 » Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:30 am

A 1975 Citation 500 has been reported down just after departure from Wichita this morning.
No details are known other than the aircraft is N610ED - FlightAware shows the aircraft was
heading to Texas.

Local news report aircraft is down in Sedgwick County, SE of Wichita - a fire is reported at the
scene but all roads into the area are closed.

More details to come.

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Aircraft was photographed last month departing Phoenix Deer Valley Airport
by Chris Kennedy/Flickr
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Re: N610ED Citation 500 crash Oct 18 2013 Wichita

#2 Post by bizjets101 » Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:44 am

Early reports - No Survivors.

Witness - states they saw a wing fall off in flight.

Sheriff - states aircraft split apart before impacting the ground.

NTSB Go Team en route.
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Re: N610ED Citation 500 crash Oct 18 2013 Wichita

#3 Post by amraam » Fri Oct 18, 2013 12:38 pm

Local news report:

http://www.kansas.com/2013/10/18/306529 ... small.html

FlightAware:

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N610ED
Looks like the crash occurred shortly after 1000L

Weather:

KICT 181553Z 02012KT 10SM -RA BKN029 OVC065 06/03 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP211 P0002 T00560028
KICT 181538Z 02010G24KT 5SM -RA BKN029 OVC065 06/02 A3015 RMK AO2 P0002
KICT 181453Z 01010KT 10SM -RA BKN044 OVC065 07/03 A3015 RMK AO2 RAB34 SLP211 P0000 60000 T00670028 53020 $

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Re: N610ED Citation 500 crash Oct 18 2013 Wichita

#4 Post by bizjets101 » Fri Oct 18, 2013 2:54 pm

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Re: N610ED Citation 500 crash Oct 18 2013 Wichita

#5 Post by bizjets101 » Fri Oct 18, 2013 5:47 pm

Two persons confirmed on board - 72 year old owner and his 49 year old pilot.

Aircraft at the time of the accident was SE of Wichita climbing thru 16,500 feet.
Aircraft in the area were reporting heavy icing conditions.

'Parts of the aircraft are reported 1.5 miles from the main wreckage.
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