Nobody Will Ever Notice, Right? | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Most Recent Daily Airborne

Airborne On ANN

Airborne On YouTube/Hi-Def/Mac Friendly

Monday

Airborne 01.26.15

Airborne 01.26.15

Tuesday

Airborne 01.20.15

Airborne 01.20.15

Wednesday

Airborne 01.21.15

Airborne 01.21.15

Thursday

Airborne 01.22.15

Airborne 01.22.15

Friday

Airborne 01.23.15

Airborne 01.23.15

Wed, Feb 05, 2003

Nobody Will Ever Notice, Right?

Maybe It Was Just a Bad Preflight...

This 1981 Cherokee has probably seen a lot of strange things, being used as a trainer, and all. Now, we don't know all the circumstances; but the FAA's preliminary report (below) kinda puts two and two together for us.

**   Report created 2/4/03   Record 1   **
IDENTIFICATION
  Regis#: 149FA        Make/Model: PA28      Description: PA-28 CHEROKEE, ARROW, WARRIOR
  Date: 02/03/2003     Time: 1614
  Event Type: Incident   Highest Injury: None     Mid Air: N    Missing: N
  Damage: Minor
LOCATION
  City: ST. AUGUSTINE   State: FL   Country: US
DESCRIPTION
AIRCRAFT PILOTED BY STUDENT PILOT EXITED RUNWAY 31 ON FIRST TOUCH AND GO LANDING OF SOLO FLIGHT. PILOT INDICATED NO PROBLEM WITH THE AIRCRAFT AND TAXIED ONTO THE RAMP. THREE HOURS LATER IT WAS DISCOVERED THAT THE RUNWAY 31 PAPI LIGHTS WERE DAMAGED. ON FEBRUARY 3, AT 1300Z DISCOVERED THAT THE PA28 HAD RECEIVED DAMAGE. THE WELDED ENTRY STEP WAS BENT CREATING A HOLE IN THE FUSELAGE. ONE BELLY ANTENNA WAS BROKEN. NO OTHER DAMAGE OBSERVED. ST. AUGUSTINE, FL.
INJURY DATA      Total Fatal:   0
                 # Crew:  1     Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   
                 # Pass:   0     Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   
                 # Grnd:         Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   
WEATHER: METAR KSGJ 011615Z 29007KT 10SM CLR 14/05 A3007
OTHER DATA
  Activity: Training      Phase: Landing      Operation: General Aviation
  Departed: (SGJ) ST. AUGUSTINE         Dep Date: 02/03/2003   Dep. Time: 1608
  Destination: (SGJ) ST. AUGUSTINE      Flt Plan: NONE         Wx Briefing: Y
  Last Radio Cont: TOWER
  Last Clearance: CLRD TOUCH AND GO
  FAA FSDO: ORLANDO, FL  (SO15)                   Entry date: 02/04/2003


Advertisement

More News

Airborne 01.26.15: Pirker Settles w/FAA, Harrelson's Polar Journey, FAA Sued

Also: Airborne Unlimited Under The Weather (In More Ways Than One), House GA Caucus, New CubCrafters Boss, NAB Featuring UAVs, House Checks FAA Cert Processes, FAA Goes Off On Slee>[...]

Quadcopter Down On White House Grounds

President And First Lady Were Not At The Residence At The Time Maybe there's a lesson here about not flying your quadcopter near the White House at three o'clock in the morning.>[...]

AD: PILATUS Aircraft Ltd. Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2015-01-03 PRODUCT: Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. Model PC-7 airplanes.>[...]

AD: Airbus Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2014-23-15 PRODUCT: All Airbus Model A318, A319, A320, and A321 series airplanes.>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.27.15)

Air And Space Museum - Winglets Have you ever wondered why something that looks as simple as winglets are always cited as improving aerodynamics, efficiency, and fuel economy in ai>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC