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Hull-loss description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:- (No safety board investigation)
Date:Tuesday 1 December 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic GALX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Gulfstream G200
Operator:Premier Jet Services
Registration: VT-EHT
C/n / msn: 149
First flight: 2006
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Chennai Airport (MAA) (   India)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Heavy rainfall generated by the annual northeast monsoon in November-December 2015 caused extensive flooding in southern India. On December 1 the Chennai Airport was flooded, damaging several aircraft.
Seven corporate jets and one turboprop were reportedly damaged beyond economical repair.
These were reported as:

Bombardier BD-700 Global 6000 (VT-SNG, msn 9493; damage estimated at Rs 260 crore [$40 million])
Embraer 500 Phenom 100 (VT-AJI, msn 50000205)
Embraer 500 Phenom 100
Gulfstream G200 (VT-EHT, msn 149)
Hawker 900XP
Learjet 60XR
Raytheon Premier 1
Piaggio Avanti

Classification:

Sources:
» smartinvestor.business-standard.com, 22 Feb. 2016
» thehindubusinessline.com, 13 Dec. 2016


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SX-IDA became N899AU in September 2012 and VT-EHT in December 2012
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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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