Monday, July 11, 2016

Cessna 172N Skyhawk, N9488G: Accident occurred July 08, 2016 in San Diego, California

National Transportation Safety Board - Aviation Accident Factual Report:

FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA San Diego FSDO-09

NTSB Identification: GAA16CA371
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, July 08, 2016 in San Diego, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N9488G
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot reported that while taxiing for takeoff in a non-movement area, the right wing of the airplane impacted a stationary fuel truck.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right wing. 

According to the pilot there were no preimpact mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation.

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