Narrative:The Learjet departed Málaga Airport (AGP) on a flight to Asturias Airport (OVD), Biarritz (BIQ) and Olbia (OLB). The aircraft landed heavy following a visual approach to runway 11 at Asturias. A visual inspection did not reveal any damage. The next legs were uneventfull until the airplane apporached Olbia. During the descent into Olbia the crew encountered a zone of severe turbulence, which lasted about three minutes. After landing it was established that the airplane had sustained buckling at the connections between the wing and the rear fuselage and some damage to the engine pylons.
|Date:||18 AUG 2002|
|Operator:||Sky Service Aviation|
|C/n / msn:|| 35-263|
|First flight:|| 1979|
|Engines:|| 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Olbia-Costa Smeralda Airport (OLB) (Italy)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Departure airport:||Biarritz Parme Airport (BIQ/LFBZ), France|
|Destination airport:||Olbia-Costa Smeralda Airport (OLB/LIEO), Italy|
CAUSA PROBABILE: "Dall'esame degli elementi in possesso di questa Agenzia si può ragionevolmente affermare che la causa dell'incidente sia riconducibile ad un atterraggio pesante effettuato sull'aeroporto di Avila, cui è seguito l'attraversamento in volo di una zona di forte turbolenza durante il trasferimento in Italia."
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Distance from Biarritz Parme Airport to Olbia-Costa Smeralda Airport as the crow flies is 946 km (591 miles).