Exclusive video shows Greenville Falcon 50 plane crash. A Dassault Falcon 50 corporate jet sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident after landing at Greenville Downtown Airport, South Carolina, USA.
The aircraft overran runway 19 and briefly became airborne due to the 12-meter dropoff after the end of the runway and crashed through a perimeter fence before coming to rest across a road.
Runway 01/19 is a 1644 meters long asphalt runway. On the runway 01 runway end, an Engineered Material Arresting System (EMAS) was installed to decelerate aircraft safely following an overrun
A surveillance camera trained on the parking lot of an Airport Road business captured a fatal jet crash that killed two people in Greenville Thursday.
The video, obtained from The Trophy Club, shows the Dassault Falcon 50 touching down at the downtown airport before it barrels down a grassy embankment and breaks apart.
The landing plays out in a matter of seconds in the video, which shows four cars traveling across the road as the plane speeds down the runway.
The plane then comes to a rest against a white picket fence before disappearing from view.
The crash killed the plane’s two pilots, 49-year-old John Caswell and 66-year-old Stephen Fox, both of Florida. Two others were seriously injured and remained hospitalized Tuesday, Greenville police said.
It happened early Thursday afternoon when authorities said the mid-sized jet overshot the airport’s north-south runway for unknown reasons. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash.