The business jet Embraer Phenom 100 overran runway 19 after landing at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport in Kansas City, USA. The aircraft slid off the runway during landing in icy weather, rolling off into a safety area. The plane ended into the Engineered materials arrestor system (EMAS) area and came to a stop. The pilot was the only person on board and was reported unharmed.
The Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport in Kansas City was closed while federal authorities investigated the incident.
The accident came on a morning when icy weather caused problems all over the Kansas City area, leading to traffic wrecks and prompting schools to cancel classes.
Embraer EMB-500 Phenom 100 is a very light jet developed by Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer, type certificate is EMB-500. The Phenom 100 has an oval fuselage with a 7.985 cbm passenger cabin and unpressurized cargo hold is 1.56 cbm. The aircraft’s structural life is 28,000 flight cycles or 35,000 hours, and it is built of 20% composite materials. It has capacity for four passengers in its normal configuration, but it can carry up to seven passengers with a single crew, with an optional side-facing seat and belted toilet.