Date & Time: Mar 1, 2012 at 1900 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 750 Citation X
Operator:
Asia Today
Registration:
N288CX
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Linz - Egelsbach
MSN:
750-0219
YOM:
2003
Country:
Germany
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
3
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
On final approach to Egelsbach at night and in good weather conditions, crew did not realize he was flying too low. Aircraft hit tree tops and crashed in a wooded area four km short of runway 27. All five occupants were killed and aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and post impact fire. First fatal accident involving a Citation 750 since its delivery on market in 1996.