Date & Time: Aug 12, 2010 at 0916 LT
Type of aircraft:
Learjet 55 Longhorn
Operator:
Registration:
PT-LXO
Flight Type:
Positioning
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Rio de Janeiro-Rio de Janeiro
MSN:
55C-135
YOM:
1988
Country:
Brazil
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a positionning flight from Santos Dumont to Antonio Carlos Jobim Airport. After departure from Santos Dumont, pilots informed ATC about technical problems and elected to return. After touch down, aircraft overrun runway and came to rest in Guanabara Bay. All three occupants survived while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause: