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Last updated: 16 January 2019
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 20 December 2018
Time:12:11
Type:Silhouette image of generic C560 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 560 Citation V
Operator:Chen Aircrafts LLC
Registration: N188CW
C/n / msn: 560-0148
First flight: 1991
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 km (1.3 mls) NE of Atlanta-Fulton County Airport, GA (FTY) (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Atlanta-Fulton County Airport, GA (FTY/KFTY), United States of America
Destination airport:Millington-Memphis Airport, TN (NQA/KNQA), United States of America
Narrative:
A Cessna 560 Citation V corporate jet, N188CW, impacted English Park, Atlanta, Georgia shortly after takeoff from Fulton County Airport-Brown Field (KFTY). The airplane was destroyed during the accident sequence and a post-impact fire and the three occupants onboard received fatal injuries.
The aircraft was cleared for takeoff from runway 08 at 12:10 hours local time. After takeoff the flight was instructed to turn left heading 310.

Sources:
» AJC.com
» Flightaware

METAR Weather report:
16:53 UTC / 11:53 local time:
KFTY 201653Z 06010KT 4SM -RA BR BKN008 OVC014 08/08 A2957 RMK AO2 PRESFR SLP012 P0013 T00830083

17:16 UTC / 12:16 local time:
KFTY 201716Z 05010KT 7SM -RA OVC006 08/08 A2952 RMK AO2 PRESFR P0002 T00830083


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Distance from Atlanta-Fulton County Airport, GA to Millington-Memphis Airport, TN as the crow flies is 517 km (323 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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