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Status: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Thursday 17 March 2022
Time:20:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster
Operator:Martinaire
Registration: N78SA
MSN: 208B0467
First flight: 1995
Total airframe hrs:14727
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Minor
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW) (   United States of America)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Tyler-Pounds Regional Airport, TX (TYR/KTYR), United States of America
Destination airport:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW/KDFW), United States of America
Narrative:
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.

N78SA was repaired and resumed service on 28 March 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

Classification:
Ground collision
Damaged on the ground

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Distance from Tyler-Pounds Regional Airport, TX to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX as the crow flies is 164 km (102 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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