Preliminary Accident Reports

May 2013 Issue

March 5, 2013, Newnan, Ga., Ercoupe 415-C

According to the pilot, after landing he taxied the airplane to the general aviation tiedown area on the airport. The pilot stated that he normally taxis the airplane through the open space between the second and third tiedown rows on the ramp. The pilot’s normal tiedown space was occupied and he initiated a 180-degree turn to exit the row for an alternate location.

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