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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:- (No safety board investigation)
Date:Monday 23 December 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 45
Operator:Southern Cross Aviation
Registration: N845SC
C/n / msn: 45-084
First flight: 2000
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bangor International Airport, ME (BGR) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Bangor International Airport, ME (BGR/KBGR), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
During the fueling process, internal pressure in the right wing damaged skins, ribs and stringers.
The airplane operated on a ferry flight from Zürich, Switzerland to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. En route stops were made a.o. at Keflavik, Iceland; Goose Bay, Canada and Bangor, Maine.
The jet was offered for sale by kwsalvage in March 2014 and was bought by Alliance Air Parts.

Classification:

Sources:
» KW Salvage
» Flightaware


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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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