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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Tuesday 30 October 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic C560 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 560 Citation V
Operator:Can-West Corporate Air Charter
Registration: C-FBCW
MSN: 560-0191
First flight: 1992
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-5D
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Edmonton International Airport, AB (YEG) (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Edmonton City Centre Airport, AB (YXD/CYXD), Canada
Destination airport:Edmonton International Airport, AB (YEG/CYEG), Canada
A Cessna 560 Citation V corporate jet sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Edmonton International Airport, AB (YEG), Canada. Both pilots sustained minor injuries.
The airplane was on an IFR flight from Edmonton City Centre Airport (YXD) to Edmonton International Airport under instrument meteorological conditions. C-FBCW encountered moderate mixed icing during the flight and had activated the de-icing system a number of times. During the landing on runway 02, the airplane experienced a hard landing which caused the right main landing gear to collapse. The aircraft veered off the runway and came to rest in the infield on the right side of the runway.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Status: No formal investigation conducted
Accident number: A12W0157

Heavy landing
Runway excursion

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photo of Cessna-560-Citation-V-C-FBCW
accident date: 30-10-2012
type: Cessna 560 Citation V
registration: C-FBCW

Video, social media
A Cessna 560 (Citation V) on a runway in Edmonton, Alberta after being involved in a landing accident

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 Edmonton City Centre Airport, AB to Edmonton International Airport, AB as the crow flies is 29 km (18 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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