Preliminary Report: Premier overruns French runway

 - January 24, 2007, 10:08 AM

Raytheon Premier I, Deauville, France, Dec. 6, 2006–The Spanish-registered Premier, owned and operated by Gestair Executive Jet, overran the runway on landing at Deauville Saint-Gatien Airport. No injuries or serious damage to the airplane were reported. Rain and a gusty crosswind were reported at the time of the incident. This is the first overrun by a Premier since Raytheon Aircraft changed the ground spoilers, following six overruns caused by failure of ground spoilers. It is still unknown whether the spoilers on the Gestair jet deployed. French aviation authorities are investigating.