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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
Status:Final
Date:Friday 6 February 2009
Time:17:48
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLEX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global Express
Operator:JW Asset Management
Registration: N906JW
C/n / msn: 9110
First flight: 2001
Total airframe hrs:1779
Cycles:540
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce BR700-710A2-20
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Minor
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:St. Moritz-Samedan Airport (SMV) (   Switzerland)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Warszawa-Frédéric Chopin Airport (WAW/EPWA), Poland
Destination airport:St. Moritz-Samedan Airport (SMV/LSZS), Switzerland
Narrative:
After touching down on runway 03, the aircraft couldn't be sufficiently decelerated, so it came to a stop approximately 30 m beyond the runway end in the snow and 90° off the runway direction. The aircraft was on the way from Warsaw to Samedan.

Probable Cause:

Causes:
The accident is attributable to the fact that after an unstabilised approach the aircraft touched down on runway 03 too late and too fast and could not be brought to a standstill within the remaining distance on the snow-covered and partly iced runway.
The following factors contributed to the accident:
- Inadequate flight preparation
- An approach on a aerodrome in mountainous area under critical weather conditions

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BFU Switzerlnd
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 8 months
Accident number: Nr. 2084
Download report: Final report

Classification:

Runway excursion

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Distance from Warszawa-Frédéric Chopin Airport to St. Moritz-Samedan Airport as the crow flies is 1009 km (631 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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