Saturday, June 10, 2017

Piper PA-28-235, N3082T: Accident occurred June 08, 2017 at Lawrence Smith Memorial Airport (KLRY), Harrisonville, Cass County, Missouri

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Kansas City, Missouri

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

NTSB Identification: CEN17LA217
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, June 08, 2017 in Harrisonville, MO
Aircraft: PIPER PA 28-235, registration: N3082T
Injuries: 1 Serious, 1 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

On June 8, 2017, about 0800 central daylight time, a Piper PA-28-235 airplane, N3082T, struck a person while taxiing on a private airstrip near Harrisonville, Missouri. The pilot was not injured and a pilot rated pedestrian was seriously injured. The airplane was registered to and operated by a private individual under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which operated without a flight plan. The flight originated from the Lawrence Smith Memorial Airport (KLRY), Harrisonville, Missouri, and the airplane landed on a private airstrip about 4 miles southwest of KLRY.

According to information obtained by the responding Federal Aviation Administration inspector, as the pilot taxied the airplane to a parking spot, the airplane's wingtip struck a pilot-rated pedestrian, that was filming the airplane as it taxied.

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