Accidents: Preliminary Report - Citation Lands With Frozen Rudder

Aviation International News » January 2011
December 29, 2010, 8:02 AM

Cessna Citation 560XL, Toledo, Ohio, Dec. 1. 2010–The NetJets-operated Excel experienced a loss of rudder control while landing in VMC at Toledo Express Airport at the end of a Part 135 flight from Monmouth Executive Airport in New Jersey. The twinjet landed safely, and post-flight examination revealed that the airplane’s rudder control cables and pulleys inside the tailcone were sheathed in ice.

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