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Last updated: 23 September 2018
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Friday 15 February 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic E50P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-500 Phenom 100
Operator:Abelag Aviation
Registration: OO-MAS
C/n / msn: 50000196
First flight: 2010
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW617F-E
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF) (   Germany)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport (KJK/EBKT), Belgium
Destination airport:Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF/EDDB), Germany
The Embraer EMB-500 Phenom 100 jet departed Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport (KJK), Belgium at 07:38 hours local time on a flight to Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF), Germany. The copilot was Pilot Flying.
The flight was cleared for an ILS approach to runway 07L at Berlin-Schönefeld. During the flare for landing, the left hand wing suddenly dropped, contacting the runway. The airplane then rolled right and landed hard on the right hand main gear. The right hand main gear leg broke and the airplane swerved, coming to rest on the right hand side of the runway.

Preliminary investigation results revealed that the wing leading edge was covered with a layer of ice.


» BFU CX001-13


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport to Berlin-Schönefeld Airport as the crow flies is 728 km (455 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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