Preliminary Report: Cessna Citation 560, Leakey, Texas

Aviation International News » July 2002
April 21, 2008, 6:45 AM

CESSNA CITATION 560, LEAKEY, TEXAS, MAY 2, 2002–The first fractional jet to be destroyed yielded no injury to passengers or pilots. A NetJets Citation 560 overran the runway after landing on Runway 15 at the Real County Airport (49R) some 40 miles southwest of Kerrville. Safety Board investigators are looking into the circumstances surrounding the failed stop.

The flight departed Houston at 1315 and flew on an IFR flight plan to 49R; VMC prevailed at the time of the accident. A post-crash fire consumed the aircraft. Real County has one asphalt runway, 3,975 ft by 50 ft. An official with the local sheriff station told AIN that the lead passenger had been flown into 49R on eight previous occasions without incident.

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