Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Ground Collision: Cessna U206G Stationair, N756FN and Luscombe 8E Silvaire, N2619K, accident occurred September 15, 2018 at Sky Acres Airport (44N), Millbrook, Dutchess County, New York

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Teterboro, New Jersey

N756FN  Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board:  https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

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

https://registry.faa.gov/N756FN

Location: Millbrook, NY
Accident Number: GAA18CA568A
Date & Time: 09/15/2018, 1445 EDT
Registration: N756FN 
Aircraft: Cessna U206
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Defining Event: Ground collision
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Personal

The pilot reported that he was taxiing from the fuel station to his hangar. He taxied north and as he made a left turn on to taxiway delta his airplane collided with another airplane. He reported that he had not seen the other airplane.

The pilot of the other airplane reported that after landing, he taxied to the fuel station on to taxiway delta. While taxiing on delta, another airplane entering taxiway Delta collided with the left side of his airplane.

A video recording from security camera located on the airport office building showed that the other airplane entered taxiway delta without yielding to the airplane that was already taxiing on taxiway delta.

The airplane taxiing on Delta sustained substantial damage to the left wing and rudder.

Both pilots reported that there were no mechanical malfunctions or failures with either airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Pilot Information

Certificate: Private
Age: 73, Male
Airplane Rating(s): Single-engine Land
Seat Occupied: Left
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used: Lap Only
Instrument Rating(s): Airplane
Second Pilot Present: No
Instructor Rating(s): None
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: Class 3 Without Waivers/Limitations
Last FAA Medical Exam: 04/27/2017
Occupational Pilot: No
Last Flight Review or Equivalent: 06/28/2017
Flight Time:  (Estimated) 2794 hours (Total, all aircraft), 2678 hours (Total, this make and model)

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N756FN
Model/Series: U206 G
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 1977
Amateur Built: No
Airworthiness Certificate: Normal
Serial Number: U20604057
Landing Gear Type: Tricycle
Seats: 6
Date/Type of Last Inspection: 07/06/2018, Annual
Certified Max Gross Wt.: 3600 lbs
Time Since Last Inspection:
Engines: 1 Reciprocating
Airframe Total Time: 5201.2 Hours at time of accident
Engine Manufacturer: Continental
ELT: Installed, not activated
Engine Model/Series: IO520F17B
Registered Owner: On file
Rated Power: 285 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: KPOU, 162 ft msl
Distance from Accident Site: 8 Nautical Miles
Observation Time: 1853 UTC
Direction from Accident Site: 234°
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Visibility: 10 Miles
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility (RVR):
Wind Speed/Gusts: 3 knots /
Turbulence Type Forecast/Actual:
Wind Direction: 210°
Turbulence Severity Forecast/Actual: 
Altimeter Setting: 30.16 inches Hg
Temperature/Dew Point: 28°C / 18°C
Precipitation and Obscuration: No Obscuration; No Precipitation
Departure Point: Millbrook, NY (44N)
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Destination: Millbrook, NY (44N)
Type of Clearance: None
Departure Time: 1445 EDT
Type of Airspace: Class G

Airport Information

Airport: Sky Acres (44N)
Runway Surface Type: N/A
Airport Elevation: 697 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: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None
Latitude, Longitude:  41.707500, -73.738056 (est)

N2619K  Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

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

https://registry.faa.gov/N2619K

Location: Millbrook, NY
Accident Number: GAA18CA568B
Date & Time: 09/15/2018, 1445 EDT
Registration: N2619K
Aircraft: Luscombe 8
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Defining Event: Ground collision
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Personal 

The pilot reported that he was taxiing from the fuel station to his hangar. He taxied north and as he made a left turn on to taxiway delta his airplane collided with another airplane. He reported that he had not seen the other airplane.

The pilot of the other airplane reported that after landing, he taxied to the fuel station on to taxiway delta. While taxiing on delta, another airplane entering taxiway Delta collided with the left side of his airplane.

A video recording from security camera located on the airport office building showed that the other airplane entered taxiway delta without yielding to the airplane that was already taxiing on taxiway delta.

The airplane taxiing on Delta sustained substantial damage to the left wing and rudder.

Both pilots reported that there were no mechanical malfunctions or failures with either airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Pilot Information

Certificate: Flight Instructor; Commercial
Age: 73, Male
Airplane Rating(s): Single-engine Land
Seat Occupied: Left
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used: 4-point
Instrument Rating(s): Airplane
Second Pilot Present: No
Instructor Rating(s): Airplane Single-engine
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: Class 3 With Waivers/Limitations
Last FAA Medical Exam: 09/29/2016
Occupational Pilot: No
Last Flight Review or Equivalent: 02/03/2017
Flight Time:  (Estimated) 1272.5 hours (Total, all aircraft), 77.3 hours (Total, this make and model), 1158.3 hours (Pilot In Command, all aircraft), 19.8 hours (Last 90 days, all aircraft), 6.2 hours (Last 30 days, all aircraft), 1 hours (Last 24 hours, all aircraft)

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Luscombe
Registration: N2619K
Model/Series: 8 E
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 1947
Amateur Built: No
Airworthiness Certificate: Normal
Serial Number: 5346
Landing Gear Type: Tailwheel
Seats: 2
Date/Type of Last Inspection:  Annual
Certified Max Gross Wt.: 1400 lbs
Time Since Last Inspection:
Engines: 1 Reciprocating
Airframe Total Time:
Engine Manufacturer: Continental
ELT: Installed, not activated
Engine Model/Series: C-85
Registered Owner: On file
Rated Power:
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: KPOU, 162 ft msl
Distance from Accident Site: 8 Nautical Miles
Observation Time: 1853 UTC
Direction from Accident Site: 234°
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Visibility:  10 Miles
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility (RVR):
Wind Speed/Gusts: 3 knots /
Turbulence Type Forecast/Actual: 
Wind Direction: 210°
Turbulence Severity Forecast/Actual:
Altimeter Setting: 30.16 inches Hg
Temperature/Dew Point: 28°C / 18°C
Precipitation and Obscuration: No Obscuration; No Precipitation
Departure Point: LaGrangeville, NY (44N)
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Destination: LaGrangeville, NY (44N)
Type of Clearance: None
Departure Time: 1330 EDT
Type of Airspace: Class G

Airport Information

Airport: Sky Acres (44N)
Runway Surface Type: N/A
Airport Elevation: 697 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: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None
Latitude, Longitude: 41.707500, -73.738056 (est)

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