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zulu_01
27th Aug 2019, 08:43
https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/aligarh-private-trainer-aircraft-crashes-during-landing-1592002-2019-08-27

There is a news of a Citation XLS VT-AVV landing accident at Aligarh , India. All onboard are safe. Aircraft burnt down completely.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/300x168/vtavv_3_d3731eba7ec70594f92450ddbdd3c76f0ebec831.jpg
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/318x159/vtavv_2_dad960c3edf7d98386aa004501246d4ef928ef09.jpg

Apparently hit HT electric cables on approach.

fdr
27th Aug 2019, 12:15
The arrestor wire saves on brakes.

Time to buy a lottery ticket.

vilas
27th Aug 2019, 14:33
The runway was extended by 500mtrs before the landing threshold but was not declared operational due to high tension wires on the approach path which were being relocated. Apparently pilot didn't know it and made Approach to land before the operational threshold hitting those wires.

Crosswind Limits
27th Aug 2019, 16:06
Fully expect that bit of information to be NOTAMíd.

Itís been a few years since I flew the XLS in India and canít remember how clear the printed NOTAMs were!