Preliminary Accident Reports

November 1999 Issue

Aug. 14, Kenosha, Wisc. / Cessna 150K

At 14:45 CDT, a Cessna 150K was substantially damaged when it collided with a fuel truck that was parked on the aircraft parking ramp at the Kenosha Municipal Airport. The pilot said he was taxiing the airplane to the active runway when the collision occurred. The pilot said he was taxiing the airplane at a normal walk speed with the engine RPM set to about 1,000 RPM. He said he may have been looking in the cockpit when the airplane’s left wingtip struck the fuel truck. The airplane pivoted on the left wingtip and the nose of the airplane collided with the truck’s passenger side door....

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