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Last updated: 29 November 2021
Date:Tuesday 23 July 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic WW24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IAI 1124 Westwind
Registration: 4X-AIP
MSN: 243
First flight: 1978
Engines: 2 Garrett TFE731-3-1G
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Rosh Pinah (   Israel)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Eilat Airport (ETH/LLET), Israel
Destination airport:Rosh Pina Airport (RPN/LLIB), Israel
Insufficient deceleration after landing on runway 33. The aircraft was steered off the side of the runway and was damaged beyond repair when it struck the raised lip of a small ramp which caused the gear to collapse.

Runway excursion


photo of IAI-1124-Westwind-4X-AIP
accident date: 23-07-1996
type: IAI 1124 Westwind
registration: 4X-AIP

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Eilat Airport to Rosh Pina Airport as the crow flies is 382 km (239 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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