The twin-engine business jet Gulfstream G200 Galaxy slid off the runway during landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport in Russia. The aircraft slid sideways off the left side of the runway and became stuck in the snow. None of the 5 occupants on board, including 3 passengers and 2 pilots, were injured. The accident happened in icy weather, which possibly caused the sliding off the runway. All the people disembarked and bussed to the terminal. The emergency teams responded to the accident.
According to the available information, the aircraft ran off the RWY to the ground surface and was significantly damaged.
The runway was closed until towing back the aircraft and removing it from the runway.
The Interstate Aviation Committee has formed the Investigation team in accordance with the Russian Aviation Legislation. The investigation for the root cause is underway.
The troubled aircraft Gulfstream G200 Galaxy is operated by Silk Way Business Aviation. It has registration 4K-AZ88.
Video from the accident:
The Gulfstream G200, formerly known as the IAI Galaxy, is a twin-engine business jet. It was designed originally by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and was produced for Gulfstream Aerospace from 1999. The aircraft has a typical capacity for 8-10 passengers, payload of 1,840 kg, length of 18.97 m, a wingspan of 17.70 m and wing area 34.30 m. The aircraft is powered by 2 x 6,040 lbf (26.9 kN) Pratt & Whitney Canada PW306A turbofans.