Cessna 750 Citation X Crash Near Frankfurt Leaves Five Dead

Investigation Launched Following Fatal Air Accident

05.03.2012

Five people died after the twin-engine Cessna 750 Citation X they were travelling in came down near Frankfurt on Friday (March 2nd).

Reports have revealed that the pilot, co-pilot and three passengers were on board the aircraft as it came down in a forest while trying to land at Egelsbach airstrip. It is thought that the plane was travelling from Linz in Austria when the incident happened.

Officials in Germany are yet to confirm the nationalities of those on board, but officials are now set to investigate the crash and consider information on the aircraft’s cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder.

Irwin Mitchell’s specialist Aviation Law team, which acts for both people injured in air accidents and the families of those killed in crashes the UK and abroad, said it is vital that lessons are learned from the incident.

 

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