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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: N78SA
Werknummer: 208B0467
Baujahr: 1995
Betriebsstunden:14727
Triebwerk: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: leicht beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW) (   USA)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Tyler-Pounds Regional Airport, TX (TYR/KTYR), 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.

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


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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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