Preliminary Accident Reports

February 2007 Issue

December 5, 2006, Menominee, Mich. / Cessna C-425

The twin turboprop sustained substantial damage when it impacted the side of a terminal building while parking on the airport terminalís ramp. After a normal landing, the pilot was maneuvering on the parking ramp. After stopping, the pilot put the throttles into the Beta range and backed the airplane about four to six feet so that it would align with another airplane parked on the ramp.

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