Thursday, December 15, 2016

Piper PA-28-140, N3563K: Accident occurred December 13, 2016 at Flagler Executive Airport (KFIN), Palm Coast, Flagler County, Florida

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Orlando, Florida Orlando,

Aviation Accident Factual Report / National Transportation Safety Board:

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA149
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, December 13, 2016 in Palm Coast, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA28, registration: N3563K
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 after landing during the turn onto a taxiway, the left wing impacted a taxiway sign. He added that he was not able to see the sign because of a sun glare.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing.

The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation.

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