On March 1, 2012, about 1856 local time (1756 UTC), a Cessna 750 Citation X, N288CX, registered to Cessna Finance Corp, and operated by Asia Today Ltd, crashed in a wooded area while approaching to land, about 2.5 miles east of runway 27 at Frankfurt-Egelsbach Airport, Egelsbach, Germany. The airline transport-rated pilot and copilot as well as all three passengers received fatal injuries, and the airplane was destroyed. The flight had departed from Linz, Austria.

This accident investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Germany. The NTSB has designated a U.S. Accredited Representative to assist the investigation as the state of manufacture.

Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation (BFU)
Hermann-Blenk-Str. 16
D-38108 Braunschweig
Telephone: +49 531 3548 - 0
Facsimile: +49 531 3548 – 246
Email: box@bfu-web.de

This report is for informational purposes only, and contains only information obtained for or released by the Government of Germany.

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