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Last updated: 16 January 2022
Date:Wednesday 15 February 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic C525 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 525 CitationJet
Operator:M&M Air
Registration: N63HB
MSN: 525-0019
First flight:
Total airframe hrs:601
Engines: 2 Williams International FJ44-1A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Wauchula, FL (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Crystal River Airport, FL (KCGC), United States of America
Destination airport:Wauchula Municipal Airport, FL (KCHN), United States of America
Touched down fast 2,304 feet from the approach end of the runway, which was 4,000 feet long. Overran and came to rest after crossing a drainage ditch about 200 feet from the end of runway 18.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Improper in-flight planning and decision by the pilot-in-command resulting in excessive airspeed on approach. A contributing factor was the improper decision of the pilot-in-command not to execute a go-around while adequate runway remained."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 83 days (3 months)
Accident number: MIA95LA074
Download report: Summary report

Runway excursion



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Distance from Crystal River Airport, FL to Wauchula Municipal Airport, FL as the crow flies is 164 km (102 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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