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Last updated: 27 November 2020
Status:- (No safety board investigation)
Date:Wednesday 4 April 2018
Time:ca 00:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 45XR
Operator:ERG Holdings LLC
Registration: N618CW
C/n / msn: 45-430
First flight: 2011
Total airframe hrs:2110
Cycles:1409
Engines: 2 Garrett TFE731-20BR-1B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Houston-William P. Hobby Airport, TX (HOU) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
During a thunderstorm, a local microburst hit a hangar at Houston's William P. Hobby Airport in Texas, USA. The hangar partially collapsed. Several aircraft, parked inside and outside, were damaged. The nose structure of N618CW was crushed by a large beam of the collapsed hangar and the nose landing gear collapsed.

Alliance Air Parts subsequently acquired some aircraft for spares:
Cessna Citation 560XL N900WL (msn 560-5037); Learjet 40XR N626FX (msn 2120); Learjet 45XR N618CW (msn 430).

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» click2houston.com


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