VistaJet Global 6000 overshoots Liverpool runway

Alud Davies
By Alud Davies December 11, 2019 14:44

VistaJet Global 6000 overshoots Liverpool runway

According to reports on the BBC news website, a Global 6000 overshot the runway at Liverpool’s John Lennon International Airport on December 11, 2019.

An image of the overshoot posted along with the story shows a Global 6000 in the distinctive silver with red stripe scheme that the VistaJet business jets wear.

A search on flight-tracking website RadarBox24.com shows VistaJet Global 6000 9H-VJM operated flight number VJT850 from Bedford Massachusetts, to Liverpool.

The Global 6000 had flown from Newark, NJ to Bedford earlier in the day, having arrived the night before from São Paulo, Brazil.

The BBC says four people were on the aircraft, three crew and one passenger, at the time of the incident.

In a statement issued to Corporate Jet Investor, a VistaJet spokesperson confirmed that nobody onboard the aircraft sustained any injuries. “VistaJet can confirm that one of its aircraft had a runway excursion upon landing at Liverpool John Lennon Airport earlier this morning. The safety of our passengers and crew is our highest priority and we can confirm that there were no injuries. We are fully co-operating with the airport and relevant authorities as they investigate further.” said a VistaJet spokesperson

As of 10:45 local time, a notice posted on the airport’s website says that the airport will be closed until further notice.
The airport’s arrival and departure board shows several flights cancelled throughout the morning.

“We apologise for any inconvenience caused and can assure customers we are doing all we can to resume services as quickly as possible,” an airport spokesman told the BBC.

Alud Davies
By Alud Davies December 11, 2019 14:44

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