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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 20 April 2006
Time:15:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic SBR1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rockwell Sabreliner 75A
Operator:Jordan Aviation
Registration: JY-JAS
C/n / msn: 380-64
First flight: 1978
Engines: 2 General Electric CF700-2D2
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Alexandria Airport (ALY) (   Egypt)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Amman-Marka International Airport (ADJ/OJAM), Jordan
Destination airport:Alexandria Airport (ALY/HEAX), Egypt
Narrative:
The Sabreliner was high on the approach, but the captain decided to continue to land. Shortly before touchdown the speedbrakes were retracted and the airplane floated over the runway until it touched down far down the runway.
Reportedly the pilot was advised three times to go around by the non flying pilot.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» JPBizJet book 2012


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Distance from Amman-Marka International Airport to Alexandria Airport as the crow flies is 575 km (360 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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