ASN Aircraft accident British Aerospace BAe-125-800SP N164WC Palm Springs International Airport, CA (PSP)
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Date:Friday 4 December 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-125-800SP
Operator:WC Leasing Corp.
Registration: N164WC
MSN: 258072
First flight: 1986
Total airframe hrs:2500
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Minor
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Palm Springs International Airport, CA (PSP) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Palm Springs International Airport, CA (PSP/KPSP), United States of America
Destination airport:Boise Airport, ID (BOI/KBOI), United States of America
A BAe-125-800SP corporate jet sustained minor damage in a gear-up landing at Palm Springs International Airport, California.
The aircraft had departed Palm Springs at 13:44 with destination Boise, Idaho. After takeoff the aircraft developed problems with the undercarriage. The flight crew circled the airport until a gear-up landing was made about 14:20 hours. Only two pilots were on board and no one was hurt. After 45 minutes, the plane was removed from the runway and normal traffic was resumed.

Gear-up landing
Forced landing on runway



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Distance from Palm Springs International Airport, CA to Boise Airport, ID as the crow flies is 1076 km (672 miles).

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