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Last updated: 24 October 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:martes 17 diciembre 2019
Hora:11:16
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B350 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B300 King Air 350
Operador:Ritch Air LLC
Registración: N160RW
Numéro de série: FL-226
Año de Construcción: 1998
Horas Totales de la Célula:4311
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-60A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Ubicación:Visalia Airport, CA (VIS) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Carreteando (TXI)
Naturaleza:Desconocido
Aeropuerto de Salida:Visalia Airport, CA (VIS/KVIS), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:San Luis Obispo-County Airport, CA (SBP/KSBP), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The pilot of a single-engine Socata TBM930 (N961GG) reported that he was taxiing from the hangar to runway 12 of Visalia Airport, California, USA, via taxiway A. As he turned right onto taxiway D, his airplane impacted the Beechcraft B300 King Air 350 (N160RW) established on the taxiway, which he had not seen. The pilot of the Beech reported that he was taxiing on taxiway D for runway 12 when the single-engine airplane entered taxiway D and impacted the right side of his airplane. According to the airport manager, there is a sign on taxiway A stating, "Stop and Hold."
The Beech sustained substantial damage to the right wing.

Probable Cause:

Probable Cause: "The single-engine pilot's failure to yield to traffic established on the taxiway, which resulted in a ground collision."

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Accident number: WPR20CA046A
Download report: Summary report

Fuentes:
» visaliatimesdelta.com


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accident date: 17-12-2019
type: Beechcraft B300 King Air 350
registration: N160RW
 

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Visalia Airport, CA to San Luis Obispo-County Airport, CA as the crow flies is 164 km (102 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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