National Transportation Safety Board
Washington, DC 20594
March 30, 2008
NTSB ASSISTING IN BUSINESS JET ACCIDENT IN ENGLAND
The National Transportation Safety Board has dispatched a
team of investigators to assist the government of the United
Kingdom in its investigation of today’s accident in which a
Cessna Citation Model 500 business jet crashed into a home
near Farnborough, England.
The jet was a Bahamian registered, privately operated
airplane. All five persons on board were killed. There
were no reported fatalities or serious injuries on the
ground. The accident occurred at 2:38 p.m. local time.
NTSB Chairman Mark V. Rosenker has designated investigator
Luke Schiada as the U.S. Accredited Representative. An
aviation systems technical specialist will accompany him.
The Federal Aviation Administration and the Cessna Aircraft
Company are also sending investigators as part of the team.
The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is leading
the investigation and will release all information on its