ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 298520
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Narrative:The pilot said he had returned from a local pleasure flight, and taxied the airplane to the operator's ramp. He said that the flight was only his second from that airport. The pilot taxied towards the fuel pumps to service the airplane, and an airport employee signaled to get his attention. The pilot said his attention was directed at the airport employee, and as the airplane approached the pumps, the leading edge of the right wing tip struck a sign post.
|Date:||Sunday 2 September 2001|
Cessna 172P Skyhawk
|Owner/operator:||Maine Instrument Flight|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Augusta State Airport, Kennebec County, ME -
United States of America
|Departure airport:||Augusta State Airport, ME (AUG/KAUG)|
|Investigating agency: ||NTSB|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain the proper distance from a sign post during taxi.
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|Investigating agency: ||NTSB |
|Report number: || |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Download report: || Final report|
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