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Last updated: 21 October 2021
Date:Friday 16 January 2009
Type:Silhouette image of generic GALX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IAI 1126 Galaxy
Operator:Ion Tiriac Air
Registration: YR-TIG
MSN: 012
First flight: 1999
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW306A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Oradea Airport (OMR) (   Romania)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Bucharest-Otopeni International Airport (OTP/LROP), Romania
Destination airport:Oradea Airport (OMR/LROD), Romania
The Galaxy corporate jet sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident upon landing at Oradea Airport (OMR).

Runway excursion


photo of IAI-1126-Galaxy-YR-TIG
accident date: 16-01-2009
type: IAI 1126 Galaxy
registration: YR-TIG

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 Bucharest-Otopeni International Airport to Oradea Airport as the crow flies is 421 km (263 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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