Preliminary Report: UK Citation crash kills five

 - May 5, 2008, 7:03 AM

Cessna 500 Citation I, Farnborough, Kent, England, March 30, 2008–The crew of the Bahamian-registered Citation I reported engine vibration soon after takeoff from Biggin Hill and called “Mayday” before being cleared to return to land. The jet hit a residence about three miles from the airport. All five people on board were killed, including the pilot, copilot and touring car driver David Leslie and team owner Richard Lloyd. The NTSB has sent a team to assist the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch.