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Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Sunday 14 March 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic C525 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 525 CitationJet CJ1
Operator:WDL Aviation
Registration: D-IMMM
MSN: 525-0460
First flight: 2001
Engines: 2 Williams International FJ44-1A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Florence-Peretola Airport (FLR) (   Italy)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Florence-Peretola Airport (FLR/LIRQ), Italy
Destination airport:Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA/LICC), Italy
Flightnumber: 500
Takeoff from runway 23 was aborted, but the aircraft could not be stopped on the runway and overran, causing considerable damage to the aircraft.

Rejected takeoff
Runway excursion



photo of Cessna-525-Citation-CitationJet-D-IMMM
accident date: 14-03-2004
type: Cessna 525 Citation CitationJet
registration: D-IMMM

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 Florence-Peretola Airport to Catania-Fontanarossa Airport as the crow flies is 771 km (482 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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