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C551
Name 551 Citation II SP
Manufacturer CESSNA
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Light
APC B
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

CESSNA Citation 2SP
CESSNA 551 Citation 2SP


CESSNA 551 Citation II SP

CESSNA 551 Citation II SP

Image source: IANS

Description

A single pilot variant of the Cessna C550.

General

Aircraft name 551 Citation II SP
ICAO code/WTC C551 / L
Manufacturer CESSNA
Type code/APC L2J / B

Technical Data

Wing span 15.90 m52.165 ft
Length 14.39 m47.211 ft
Height 4.57 m14.993 ft
Powerplant 2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-4B turbofans, 2,500 lbF (11.12 kN) each.
Engine model Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving C551

  • C551 / B738, Oslo Gardermoen Norway, 2006 (RI HF) (On 7 September 2006, a Cessna 551 Citation, in normal visibility conditions entered the active runway at Oslo Gardermoen Airport, Norway without a valid ATC clearance. As result of the runway incursion, the ATC instructed a Boeing 737-800 to reject its take off thereby removing the risk of collision.)
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