Aircraft Accident Detail | N58MH BEECH 58

Accident on 12/25/1987 12:00:00 AM in FLUSHING , NY

Tail Number: N58MH
Damage: Substantial
Aircraft Type: BEECH 58
Serial Number: TH-609
Airport: N/A
Visibility: 0 statute miles
Wind Velocity: 0 knots
Wind Gusts: 0 knots
Sky Condition: UNK at 0 feet
Total Injuries: 1
Total Fatal Injuries: 0
NTSB No.: NYC88LA060

NTSB Summary

Aircraft

AS THE PLTS WERE TAXIING AT DUSK TO TAKEOFF, THE ACFT WAS STRUCK BY A FOOD SVC VAN AT A VEHICLE SVC ROAD. THE ACDNT OCCURRED AS RAIN WAS FALLING & THE RAMP AREA WAS WET WITH STANDING WATER. THE VAN DRIVER SAID HE HAD JUST MANEUVERED HIS VEHICLE TO THE LEFT TO GET AROUND A LOCKHEED L-1011 & WAS MOVING BACK TO THE RIGHT TO GET ON THE SVC ROAD WHEN HE SAW THE BEECH 58. HE TRIED TO AVOID THE ACFT, BUT THE VAN HIT THE LEFT WING & TAIL. THE PLT SAID HE WAS TAXIING WITH THE ROTATING BCN, NAV & TAXI LGTS ON. HE SAID HE WAS CROSSING THE SVC ROAD WHEN HE SAW THE VAN & STOPPED, BUT THE VAN SKIDDED INTO THE ACFT. THE VAN DRIVER SAID HE DID NOT SEE ANY ACFT LGTS.

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