November 13, Phoenix, Ariz. / Caravan and Bombardier Challenger


At 0647 mountain time, a Cessna 208B was damaged after being blown over by a Bombardier CL-600-2024 while taxiing to the active runway at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The pilot of the Cessna and the maintenance crew on the CL-600 were not injured. The pilot of the Cessna stated that he crossed behind the tail end of the jet after looking for and not seeing a red beacon light blinking to indicate that the engines on the jet were running. The cargo area is considered a nonmovement area, and therefore is not under the authority of the control tower. He also reported that there were no signs concerning jet blast in the accident area.


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