Thursday, February 8, 2018

Cessna R182 Skylane RG, N1746R (and) SIAI-Marchetti SF-260B, N26AE, registered to and operated by Swallows Inc: Accident occurred July 08, 2017 at Reid–Hillview Airport (KRHV), San Jose, Santa Clara County, California

N1746R Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf 

N1746R Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board: https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms 


http://registry.faa.gov/N1746R

Location: San Jose, CA
Accident Number: GAA17CA395A
Date & Time: 07/08/2017, 1118 PDT
Registration: N1746R
Aircraft: CESSNA R182
Aircraft Damage: Minor
Defining Event: Ground collision
Injuries: 4 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Personal

The pilot of the Cessna reported that, as he taxied into the runup area between another Cessna and a Siai-Marchetti, his right wing impacted the rudder of the Siai-Marchetti.


The Siai-Marchetti sustained substantial damage to the rudder. The Cessna sustained minor damage to the right wing.


Both pilot's reported no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with their respective airplane's that would have precluded normal operation. 


Pilot Information


Certificate: Private

Age: 81, Male
Airplane Rating(s): Single-engine Land
Seat Occupied: Unknown
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used: Lap Only
Instrument Rating(s): None
Second Pilot Present: No
Instructor Rating(s): None
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: Class 3 With Waivers/Limitations
Last FAA Medical Exam: 07/14/2016
Occupational Pilot: No
Last Flight Review or Equivalent:
Flight Time: (Estimated) 1724 hours (Total, all aircraft), 435 hours (Total, this make and model) 

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information


Aircraft Manufacturer: CESSNA

Registration: N1746R
Model/Series: R182 RG
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 1978
Amateur Built: No
Airworthiness Certificate: Normal
Serial Number: R18200543
Landing Gear Type: Retractable - Tricycle
Seats: 4
Date/Type of Last Inspection:  Annual
Certified Max Gross Wt.:
Time Since Last Inspection:
Engines: 1 Reciprocating
Airframe Total Time:
Engine Manufacturer: Lycoming
ELT: C126 installed, not activated
Engine Model/Series: O540
Registered Owner: On file
Rated Power: 235 hp
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None 

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan


Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions

Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KRHV, 133 ft msl
Observation Time: 1750 UTC
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles
Direction from Accident Site: 101°
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Temperature/Dew Point: 33°C / 9°C
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility:  10 Miles
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 8 knots, 310°
Visibility (RVR):
Altimeter Setting: 29.94 inches Hg
Visibility (RVV):
Precipitation and Obscuration: No Obscuration; No Precipitation
Departure Point:
Type of Flight Plan Filed: Unknown
Destination:
Type of Clearance: Unknown
Departure Time:
Type of Airspace:

Airport Information


Airport: REID-HILLVIEW OF SANTA CLARA C (RHV)

Runway Surface Type: Asphalt
Airport Elevation: 135 ft
Runway Surface Condition: Dry
Runway Used: N/A
IFR Approach: None
Runway Length/Width:
VFR Approach/Landing:  None

Wreckage and Impact Information


Crew Injuries: 1 None

Aircraft Damage: Minor
Passenger Injuries: 3 None
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 4 None
Latitude, Longitude:  37.333333, -121.819167 (est)

Swallows Inc: http://registry.faa.gov/N26AE

N26AE Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

N26AE  Investigation Docket  -  National Transportation Safety Board: https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms

Location: San Jose, CA
Accident Number: GAA17CA395B
Date & Time: 07/08/2017, 1118 PDT
Registration: N26AE
Aircraft: SIAI-MARCHETTI SF.260B
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Defining Event:  Ground collision
Injuries: 3 None
Flight Conducted Under:  Part 91: General Aviation - Personal 

The pilot of the Cessna reported that, as he taxied into the runup area between another Cessna and a Siai-Marchetti, his right wing impacted the rudder of the Siai-Marchetti.

The Siai-Marchetti sustained substantial damage to the rudder. The Cessna sustained minor damage to the right wing.

Both pilot's reported no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with their respective airplane's that would have precluded normal operation. 

Pilot Information

Certificate: None
Age: 45, Male
Airplane Rating(s): None
Seat Occupied: Front
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used: Unknown
Instrument Rating(s): None
Second Pilot Present: No
Instructor Rating(s): None
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: Class 3 With Waivers/Limitations
Last FAA Medical Exam:
Occupational Pilot: No
Last Flight Review or Equivalent:
Flight Time:  (Estimated) 310 hours (Total, all aircraft), 98 hours (Total, this make and model)

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Manufacturer: SIAI-MARCHETTI
Registration: N26AE
Model/Series: SF.260B B
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 1976
Amateur Built: No
Airworthiness Certificate: Aerobatic
Serial Number: 230(2106)
Landing Gear Type: Retractable - Tricycle
Seats: 3
Date/Type of Last Inspection:  Annual
Certified Max Gross Wt.:
Time Since Last Inspection:
Engines: 1 Reciprocating
Airframe Total Time:
Engine Manufacturer:  LYCOMING
ELT:
Engine Model/Series: O-540 SERIES
Registered Owner: SWALLOWS INC.
Rated Power: 250 hp
Operator: SWALLOWS INC.
Operating Certificate(s) Held:  None 

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KRHV, 133 ft msl
Observation Time: 1750 UTC
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles
Direction from Accident Site: 101°
Lowest Cloud Condition:  Clear
Temperature/Dew Point:  33°C / 9°C
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility:  10 Miles
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 8 knots, 310°
Visibility (RVR):
Altimeter Setting:  29.94 inches Hg
Visibility (RVV):
Precipitation and Obscuration: No Obscuration; No Precipitation
Departure Point:
Type of Flight Plan Filed: Unknown
Destination:
Type of Clearance: Unknown
Departure Time:
Type of Airspace: Class E

Airport Information

Airport: REID-HILLVIEW OF SANTA CLARA C (RHV)
Runway Surface Type: N/A
Airport Elevation: 135 ft
Runway Surface Condition: Unknown
Runway Used: N/A
IFR Approach: None
Runway Length/Width:
VFR Approach/Landing: None 

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 2 None
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 3 None
Latitude, Longitude:  37.333333, -121.819167 (est)

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