Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2011 Issue

November 10, 2010 in Tucson, AZ, Piper PA-30

At about 1657 Mountain time, the airplane collided with a building during taxi after landing. The airline transport pilot/flight instructor was not injured but the airplane sustained substantial damage. Visual conditions prevailed. Earlier, the pilot flew to Phoenix to complete a flight check for his CFI renewal. He reported brake trouble, and had a mechanic inspect the brakes, but no anomalies were found. The pilot was experiencing headaches during the oral examination and terminated the check ride.

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