ASN Aircraft accident Rockwell Sabreliner 60 N71CC Fort Lauderdale-Executive Airport, FL (FXE)
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Date:Saturday 9 April 2011
Type:Silhouette image of generic SBR1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rockwell Sabreliner 60
Operator:Sabre 60 Jet Inc.
Registration: N71CC
MSN: 306-71
First flight: 1974
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fort Lauderdale-Executive Airport, FL (FXE) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Fort Lauderdale-Executive Airport, FL (FXE/KFXE), United States of America
Destination airport:West Palm Beach International Airport, FL (PBI/KPBI), United States of America
The Rockwell Sabreliner 60 jet returned to Fort Lauderdale-Executive Airport, Florida, USA, after the undercarriage could not be lowered while on approach to West Palm Beach International Airport.
The crew was unable to get the gear down and was forced to perform a gear-up landing on runway 08.

Gear-up landing
Forced landing on runway

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Distance from Fort Lauderdale-Executive Airport, FL to West Palm Beach International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 54 km (34 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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