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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233179
Last updated: 21 September 2020
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Date:29-JAN-2019
Time:14:05 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161 Warrior III
Owner/operator:
Registration: OO-TMI
C/n / msn: 2842278
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Accident
Location:Brustem (EBST -   Belgium
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Antwerpen-Deurne Airport (ANR/EBAW)
Destination airport:Sint-Truiden Air Base (EBST)
Investigating agency: AAIU Belgium
Narrative:
The aircraft took off from Antwerp Airport (EBAW) for a cross-country flight to the airport of Brustem (EBST) where runway 24 was in use. After one touch and go, the aircraft landed on runway 24. After a short backtrack, the pilot, who was the only occupant, turned right on a taxiway that he already used in the past to taxi to the tarmac. However this taxiway was a bit further obstructed by a fence. As the runway was still free, he turned back to complete the backtrack to the end of the runway and leave the runway via another taxiway where a gate was installed. The pilot didnít notice the curved taxiway that would have led him to the centre of the gate. He wasnít aware that he could touch the fence post this way. As the aircraft was a bit of centre to the left, it hit the edge of the open gate with the left hand wing causing substantial damage. The aircraft came to a halt in the grass next to the taxiway. The pilot immediately stopped the engine and safely vacated the aircraft.

Sources:

AAIU

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AAIU Belgium
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Download report: Final report


Images:

Photo of OO-TMI courtesy AirHistory.net


Texel (EHTX)
26 August 2016; (c) Kas van Zonneveld

Revision history:

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23-Feb-2020 17:47 harro Added

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