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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 223370
Last updated: 2 October 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft V35B Bonanza
Registration: N6KG
C/n / msn: D-9760
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Chester, CT -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Vineyard Haven, MA (MVY)
Destination airport:Vineyard Haven, MA (MVY)
Investigating agency: NTSB
According to the pilot, during taxi to his hangar, the airplane’s left wingtip struck the east-facing wall of a hangar. The airplane pivoted about the left wing and entered the hangar before it came to a stop.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the engine mounts.
The pilot asserted that the accident could have been prevented if he had monitored the distance from the airplane’s wingtip to the hangar.
The pilot reported that there were no mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The pilot’s failure to maintain clearance from a hangar during taxi.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 9 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

22-Mar-2019 20:33 ASN Update Bot Added

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