Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2001 Issue

Oct. 6, Lincoln Park, N.J. / Beech Sundowner

At about 16:30 eastern time, a Beech BE-23 was damaged while taxiing at Lincoln Park Airport. The flight instructor and student pilot were uninjured. The pilot stated that he had recently bought the airplane and was teaching his wife to taxi. He was distracted by a wasp in the cockpit and the airplane veered off to the right side of the taxiway and struck a parked airplane. The right wing of the Beech sustained substantial damage and the propeller and windscreen of the parked airplane were damaged....

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