Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Piper PA-28-181, N419PA and Piper PA-28-181 Archer III, N9299B: Incident occurred November 05, 2018 at Chandler Municipal Airport (KCHD), Maricopa County, Arizona

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Scottsdale, Arizona

Aircraft while taxiing struck N9299B causing wing damage.

Bird Acquisition LLC

https://registry.faa.gov/N419PA

Date: 05-NOV-18
Time: 17:18:00Z
Regis#: N419PA
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA 28 181
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: INSTRUCTION
Flight Phase: TAXI (TXI)
Operation: 91
City: CHANDLER
State: ARIZONA

Wing struck while standing by N419PA which was taxiing.

Bird Acquisition LLC

https://registry.faa.gov/N9299B

Date: 05-NOV-18
Time: 17:18:00Z
Regis#: N9299B
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA 28 181
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: INSTRUCTION
Flight Phase: STANDING (STD)
Operation: 91
City: CHANDLER
State: ARIZONA

1 comment:

daveyl123 said...

Chandler used to be a little podunk strip located east of that little podunk town. The one significant feature there was the factory where Varga Kachina Aircraft were built.
The facility has grown to immense proportions. There were (Or perhaps still are...) high tension power lines adjacent to the airport, marked by orange globes attached to the wires. Those globes didn't help the hapless Taylorcraft pilot, who got lost one night during his flight to Southern California. Without a landing light, the plane snagged the wires on short final. The pilot and passenger were literally fried to a crisp. I witnessed the aftermath of that tragedy, and I'll never forget the sounds..and smells..of that gruesome scene.