Aircraft Bombardier Challenger 601 suffered runway excursion during landing in Texas

Bombardier Challenger 601 runway excursionAircraft Bombardier Challenger 601 suffered runway excursion during landing at runway 35 of Ox Ranch Airport in Texas, USA. The aircraft was performing private or charter flight to Texas with 9 people on board, but during landing, the main gear failed and the aircraft went off the runway. None of the people on board suffered serious injuries, but aircraft sustained substantial damage to the fuselage and the Air Driven Generator.

The accident was reported to the local authorities with police and security officers arrived on time and investigated the root cause of the aviation crash. According to preliminary information, the accident was caused by technical failure and pilots were unable to make a safer landing.

Fortunately, there were no reported serious injuries during the accident.

The operations of Ox Ranch Airport were suspended during the day.

Bombardier Challenger 600 series is a family of business jets. It was first produced by Canadair (as an independent company), and then produced from 1986 by Canadair as a division of Bombardier Aerospace. As of December 2017, close to 1,100 Challenger 600 Series have been delivered. Including the Challenger 300 and Challenger 850, the 1,600 Bombardier Challengers in-service had logged 7.3 million hours and over 4.3 million flights by early 2017.