Monday, January 8, 2018

Piper PA-28-140, N9814W: Tied on the ramp, as Hurricane Irma passed, wing and tail tie down ropes failed; N9814W was blown into two other aircraft


















AIRCRAFT: 1967 Piper PA-28-140 N9814W, s/n: 28-23315

The last Annual Inspection was accomplished on 07/14/2016 at Tach 2505

The airframe total time is reportedly 2505

ENGINE: Lycoming O-320E2A, s/n L 19129-27

The last Annual Inspection was accomplished on 07/14/2016 at Tach 2505

The engine total time is reportedly 2505

PROPELLER:  Sensenich M74DM58, s/n K10801

The last Annual Inspection was accomplished on 07/14/2016 at Tach 2505

The prop total time is reportedly 2505
                                   
EQUIPMENT:  

RX-110 TRAVVIC PROX ALERT SYS

KING BENDIX KX125TSO COMM

NARCO 155 TSA TRANSPONDER

AIR GIZMOS COM

DESCRIPTION OF ACCIDENT:  
On 09/10/17, N9814W was tied on the ramp at the Miami Executive Airport (TMB), Miami, Florida.  As Hurricane Irma passed, the wing and tail tie down ropes failed and N9814W was blown into two other aircraft.

DESCRIPTION OF DAMAGES:  
Damage includes but may not be limited to the following:
The left wing tip is crushed
The left aileron is torn and bent
The left flap is bent along the outer 6” 
The left navigation light is crushed
The left wing has a 4” x 3” hole in the outboard upper skin.
The stabilator trim tabs on the left side are bent and wrinkled.
The left tip of the stabilator is crushed and split.
The entire rudder is damaged.
The vertical fin is damaged
The right landing gear strut is collapsed.
There was 1" of water in the seat pan of the rear passenger seat.
The avionics do not appear to have any moisture damage - NOT GUARANTEED
The overall aircraft paint is chalked and peeling (not related to the hurricane)

LOCATION OF AIRCRAFT:
Miami Executive Airport (TMB), Miami, Florida

Read more here: http://www.avclaims.com/N9814W.html 

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