Accident Socata TBM700N (TBM930) N961GG, 17 Dec 2019
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231531
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Type:Silhouette image of generic TB30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Socata TBM700N (TBM930)
Registration: N961GG
MSN: 1111
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Visalia Municipal Airport (VIS), CA -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:Visalia Airport, CA (VIS/KVIS)
Destination airport:Monterey Peninsula Airport, CA (MRY/KMRY)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot of the single-engine airplane reported that he was taxiing from the hangar to runway 12 via taxiway A. As he turned right onto taxiway D, his airplane impacted a multiengine airplane established on the taxiway, which he had not seen. The pilot of the multiengine airplane reported that he was taxiing on taxiway D for runway 12 when the single-engine airplane entered taxiway D and impacted the right side of his airplane. According to the airport manager, there is a sign on taxiway A stating, "Stop and Hold." The multiengine airplane sustained substantial damage to the right wing. Neither pilot reported any preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The single-engine pilot’s failure to yield to traffic established on the taxiway, which resulted in a ground collision.


FAA register:

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 8 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

18-Dec-2019 05:04 RobertMB Added
18-Dec-2019 05:10 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Source]
18-Dec-2019 15:54 harro Updated [Total occupants, Embed code, Narrative]
23-Aug-2020 16:44 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Accident report, ]
23-Aug-2020 17:02 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Accident report, ]
30-Sep-2020 17:44 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Accident report]

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