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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203481
Last updated: 2 December 2019
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Date:27-DEC-2017
Time:c. 22:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic FA7X model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Falcon 7X
Owner/operator:Lord Ashcroft
Registration: VP-BZE
C/n / msn: 14
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Malta International Airport, Luqa -   Malta
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The Bermuda registered aircraft, owned by UK peer Lord Ashcroft (who is domiciled in Belize for tax reasons), rolled off the Malta airport (MLA) apron, through a perimeter fence and across an adjacent road. The nose crashed through a wall of a building owned by Polidano Group. No injuries are reported. The aircraft had arrived from Malaga, Spain the day before.

Sources:

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42505903
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5216797/Private-jet-owned-Lord-Ashcroft-blown-runway.html
https://www.gov.mt/en/Government/Press%20Releases/Pages/2017/December/28/pr172969.aspx_
http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2017-12-27/local-news/Watch-Parked-plane-blown-off-runway-slams-into-fence-and-stone-wall-6736183020
http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2017-12-29/local-news/Aircraft-that-was-blown-off-runway-towed-to-hanger-6736183057
https://lovinmalta.com/news/watch-aeroplane-blown-off-luqa-runway-and-crashes-head-first-into-polidano-offices
https://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/national/83341/watch_parked_airplane_crashes_right_inside_polidano_offices_in_safi
https://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/national/83347/crash_boom_bang_an_airplane_has_just_crossed_the_road
https://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/national/83365/crashed_private_jet_towed_to_hangar
http://netnews.com.mt/2017/12/27/ajruplan-imbuttat-bir-rih-fhal-farrug/
http://netnews.com.mt/2017/12/28/esklussiva-ritratt-mill-bini-li-baqa-diehel-fih-l-ajruplan-fhal-farrug/
http://netnews.com.mt/2017/12/28/grupp-ta-esperti-francizi-jaslu-fpajjizna-biex-janalizzaw-il-hsara-fuq-l-ajruplan-li-hareg-fit-triq/
http://www.newsbook.com.mt/artikli/2017/12/27/ajruplan-jispicca-f-nofs-ta-triq-bir-rih.69476/
http://www.newsbook.com.mt/artikli/2017/12/28/tinfetah-investigazzjoni-dwar-l-incident-bl-ajruplan-f-hal-farrug.69484/
http://www.one.com.mt/news/2017/12/27/ara-ajruplan-jiehdu-r-rih-u-jispicca-fnofs-ta-triq-fhal-farrug-4/
http://www.one.com.mt/news/2017/12/28/bil-filmati-l-ajruplan-igarrab-hsarat-li-jammontaw-ghal-2-miljun-ewro-2/
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/12/28/private-jet-reportedly-owned-lord-ashcroft-crashes-office-block/
https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20171227/local/aircraft-skids-off-runway-smashes-into-building.666622
https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20171229/local/equipment-damaged-in-malta-aircraft-incident-dramatic-pictures.666685
https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20171230/local/aircraft-mishap-was-act-of-god-we-couldnt-have-been-prepared-for.666746
https://www.tvm.com.mt/en/news/watch-private-aircraft-dragged-wind-hits-factory-hal-farrug/
https://www.tvm.com.mt/en/news/watch-plane-removed-and-hal-farrug-road-re-opened/
https://www.waz.de/panorama/privatjet-bohrt-sich-auf-malta-fuehrerlos-in-hauswand-id212956167.html


Images:

Photo of VP-BZE courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
14 October 2017; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Dec-2017 08:54 JINX Added
28-Dec-2017 09:00 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code]
28-Dec-2017 09:00 harro Updated [Damage]
28-Dec-2017 09:30 Rumbachtaler Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
28-Dec-2017 10:50 Iceman 29 Updated [Operator, Narrative]
28-Dec-2017 12:50 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
28-Dec-2017 15:41 MarkStep Updated [Source]
28-Dec-2017 16:19 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]
28-Dec-2017 21:55 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source]
02-Jan-2018 23:05 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
06-Jan-2018 21:21 MarkStep Updated [Source]

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