Crash of a Cessna 500 Citation in Greensboro

Date & Time: Feb 1, 2006 at 1145 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N814ER
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Asheville-Greensboro
MSN:
500-0280
YOM:
1975
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
2500
Captain / Total hours on type:
700.00
Copilot / Total flying hours:
13000
Copilot / Total hours on type:
1000
Aircraft flight hours:
12008
Circumstances:

Before leaving Asheville-Piedmont Triad airport, the crew noticed technical problem with the landing gear system. He decided to fly to Greensboro where better facilities to handle situation were available. On landing, the right main landing gear collapsed. The aircraft veered off the right side of the runway and came to rest into the grass. All four occupants escaped without injury but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.