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Last updated: 22 January 2021
Datum:Samstag 9 Januar 2021
Zeit:22:37 UTC
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C560 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 560 Citation V
Fluggesellschaft:SX Transport LLC
Kennzeichen: N3RB
Werknummer: 560-0035
Baujahr: 1989
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-5A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:23 km (14.4 Meilen) SE of Pine Grove, OR (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Troutdale Airport, OR (TTD/KTTD), USA
Flug nach:Boise Air Terminal, ID (BOI/KBOI), USA
A Cessna 560 Citation V, registration N3RB, was destroyed when it impacted the terrain in the Mutton Mountains area southeast of Pine Grove, Oregon. The number of people onboard is unknown at this point but there were no survivors.
The aircraft departed Troutdale Airport, Oregon at 22:08 UTC. The aircraft was cleared to climb to FL230 by Seattle Center but continued to climb until it reached FL310 twenty minutes after takeoff. At that point ADS-B records show that the aircraft began a descending right hand turn that ended in the aircraft spiraling down until it impacted terrain.



photo of Cessna-560-Citation-V-N3RB

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line is connecting ADS-B datapoints from FlightAware.
Distance from Troutdale Airport, OR to Boise Air Terminal, ID as the crow flies is 533 km (333 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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