Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2002 Issue

October 15, Knoxville, Tenn. / Cessna Skyhawk

At about 08:55 eastern time, a Cessna 172P struck concrete columns at McGhee Tyson Airport. Neither occupant was injured. The pilot said he started the engine and realized a chock was still in place on the right main wheel. He set the parking brake and left the cockpit to remove the chock. Once he removed it, the airplane taxied forward and the wings struck two concrete columns....

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