Statement - Learjet 45 Accident In Mexico City

Today, the Mexican Secretariat of Communications and Transportation issued a statement regarding the accident on Tuesday, November 4, 2008, that involved a Learjet 45 business jet aircraft operated by the Centro de Servicios de Aviación Ejecutiva.

Learjet has actively supported the accident investigation to date, and is ready to continue providing support in the weeks and months ahead.  

In accordance with international air accident protocols (ICAO Annex 13), Learjet cannot comment on the potential cause of this accident until the investigation is concluded. 

All of Bombardier Inc. extends its condolences to the families and friends of the victims involved in this tragic accident.

About Bombardier
A world-leading manufacturer of innovative transportation solutions, from commercial aircraft and business jets to rail transportation equipment, systems and services, Bombardier Inc. is a global corporation headquartered in Canada. Its revenues for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2008, were $17.5 billion US, and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). Bombardier is listed as an index component to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indexes. News and information are available at

Learjet 45 is a registered trademark of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries. 

For information
Leo Knaapen

Bombardier Business Aircraft 
+1 (514) 855-7988

Carlos Mateos (in Mexico)

CM Communicatión on behalf of Bombardier Aerospace

+ 52 55 5004-6140