N452TS Citation 501SP fatal crash Germany Jan 12 2014

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N452TS Citation 501SP fatal crash Germany Jan 12 2014

#1 Post by bizjets101 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 12:23 pm

Skynews UK has reported a bizjet on a flight from the UK to Germany has crashed, and reports 4 fatalities of all 4 on board. News just breaking no details yet.

1st update; BERLIN (AP) — Police say a small jet has crashed near an airfield in western Germany and four people on board are believed to have died.

The plane came down Sunday lunchtime at a landfill site near the city of Trier. City police said in a statement that it appears to have been a Cessna Citation business jet carrying two pilots and two passengers from England to an airfield at Foehren, near the crash site.

The aircraft damaged an electricity pylon as it came down and was ablaze when firefighters arrived at the scene.
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#2 Post by bizjets101 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 12:38 pm

Reported as a USA registered Citation on approach to Trier-Föhren Airport, Germany - hit hydro lines, flipped upside down and hit landfill.

Click here Trier-Föhren Airport

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Re: N452TS Citation 501SP fatal crash Germany Jan 12 2014

#3 Post by bizjets101 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 6:07 pm

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Re: N452TS Citation 501SP fatal crash Germany Jan 12 2014

#4 Post by burhead1 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 8:25 pm

Looks like possible landfill with High tension wires above.
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Just off of the approach.
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#5 Post by bizjets101 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 8:48 pm

Actually it is a Landfill site, and in the first photo you can see the wires.

The aircraft was German registered up until a year ago, it was based at the airport where the crash occurred - both passengers where from Trier, Germany.

Lots of coverage here;

Daily Mail UK

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#6 Post by burhead1 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 9:19 pm

bizjets101 wrote:Actually it is a Landfill site, and in the first photo you can see the wires.

The aircraft was German registered up until a year ago, it was based at the airport where the crash occurred - both passengers where from Trier, Germany.

Lots of coverage here;

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Was just referring to where it was located.
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Re: N452TS Citation 501SP fatal crash Germany Jan 12 2014

#7 Post by bizjets101 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:49 pm

It came to rest inverted on the site of a landfill located 3,8 km from the threshold of runway 22 and about 700 m to the left of the extended center line.

Weather at time of accident; Wind 080 degrees at 3 knots; Visibility: 400 m; indefinite ceiling with vertical visibility of 100 feet AGL; freezing fog; Temperature: -1°C, dew point: -1°C; 30.24 inches Hg.

Crew and aircraft based at accident airport.

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