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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176569
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N
Owner/operator:Affordable Aviation, Inc.
Registration: N734RE
C/n / msn: 17269048
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lincoln, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:Chico, CA (CIC)
Destination airport:Lincoln, CA (LHM)
Investigating agency: NTSB
While taxiing to the fueling pit after landing the left wing struck a light pole at the end of the paved ramp area. The pilot saw other airplanes waiting for fuel, so he taxied down a taxiway that he did not normally use. He had to maneuver the airplane around a parked airplane at the end of the ramp area, and the left wing struck a light pole. The pilot noted no mechanical problems with the airplane.
Probable Cause: the pilot's failure to maintain obstacle clearance.



Revision history:

01-Jun-2015 17:34 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 17:52 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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