Crash of a Cessna 560XL Citation Excel in Aligarh

Date & Time: Aug 27, 2019
Operator:
Registration:
VT-AVV
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
New Delhi - Aligarh
MSN:
560-5259
YOM:
2002
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The airplane departed New Delhi-Palam Airport on a positioning flight to Aligarh-Dhanipur Airport for maintenance purposes. On final approach, the airplane struck power cable then landed hard on runway 11/29. Out of control, it veered off runway and came to rest in flames in a grassy area. All six occupants escaped without injuries while the aircraft was totally destroyed by a post crash fire.