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Status: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Donnerstag 17 März 2022
Zeit:20:50
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster
Fluggesellschaft:Martinaire
Kennzeichen: N9469B
Werknummer: 208B0079
Baujahr: 1988
Betriebsstunden:17576
Triebwerk: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW) (   USA)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Wichita Falls Regional Airport, TX (SPS/KSPS), USA
Flug nach:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW/KDFW), USA
Unfallbericht:
Two Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster aircraft (N9469B and N78SA) suffered a ground collision on the apron at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW).
The pilot of N78SA reported that while taxiing, the airplane in front of him suddenly stopped and he impacted that airplane from the rear. The propeller of N78SA hit the tail of N9469B.
The airplane that was impacted sustained substantial damage to the tail and the other airplane sustained minor damage.

N9469B was repaired and resumed service on 26 May 2022.

Probable Cause:

Probable Cause:
The failure of the pilot of the second aircraft to maintain a safe distance from the lead airplane while taxiing, which resulted in a ground collision.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 110 days (4 months)
Accident number: CEN22LA149
Download report: Summary report
Language: English


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Distance from Wichita Falls Regional Airport, TX to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX as the crow flies is 180 km (113 miles).

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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